Walking Tall, Part 2

Overview

Tennessee Sheriff Buford Pusser and his trusty club return in this sequel. As with the first, he continues his single handed crusade against organized crime. Violence ensues.
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Overview

Tennessee Sheriff Buford Pusser and his trusty club return in this sequel. As with the first, he continues his single handed crusade against organized crime. Violence ensues.
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Editorial Reviews

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Walking Tall Part 2 doesn't exactly hedge its bets: it brings back most of the surviving cast from the original and pitches itself as a straightforward revenge opus designed to settle the scores leftover from the first film. Thus, it's a programmer -- but it's a pretty good programmer. Howard B. Kreitsek's script keeps the narrative eventful and works in plenty of crowd-pleaser moments (the most amusing might be the scene where the Sheriff smashes up the car of a villain under the pretense of "searching for contraband"). Director Earl Bellamy's approach isn't as hard-hitting as the style Phil Karlson brought to the first Walking Tall but his sense of craftsmanship is solid and he does well with the action sequences: a stunt near the end involving a boat is eye-popping stuff. He also gets good performances from a cast of vets: Bruce Glover and Robert DoQui add solid support as Buford's loyal deputies, Angel Tompkins vamps it up as a southern-fried femme fatale, Logan Ramsey is deliciously evil in his southern crime-lord role and Richard Jaeckel and Luke Askew add plenty of color as his henchmen. However, the glue that holds Walking Tall Part 2 together is Bo Svenson's performance as Buford Pusser. He wisely avoids copying Joe Don Baker's performance in the first film: instead, he gives the character a subtler, cagier interpretation that shows a man whose experiences have taught him to be cautious. This approach works well, adding a suspenseful edge to the film's drama. In short, Walking Tall Part 2 is a well-made crowd pleaser for fans of Southern drive-in fare that makes up for its low amount of surprises with a well-honed knowledge of how to please its audience.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/23/1997
  • UPC: 081227232337
  • Original Release: 1975
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  • Source: Rhino
  • Format: VHS

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Leif Garrett Pusser Child
Luke Askew Pinky Dobson
Noah Beery Jr. Carl Pusser
William Bryant FBI Agent
John Davis Chandler Ray Henry
Robert DoQui Obra Eaker
Bruce Glover Grady Coker
Richard Jaeckel Stud Pardee
Dawn Lyn Pusser Children
Frank McRae Steamer Riley
Brooke Mills Ruby Ann
Logan Ramsey John Witter
Bo Svenson Buford Pusser
Angel Tompkins Marganne Stilson
Lurene Tuttle Grandma Pusser
Technical Credits
Earl Bellamy Director
Betsy Cox Costumes/Costume Designer
Philip M. Jefferies Art Director
Howard Jensen Special Effects
Howard b. Kreitsek Screenwriter
Carey Loftin Stunts
Charles A. Pratt Producer
Walter Scharf Score Composer
Art Seid Editor
Keith C. Smith Cinematographer
Jack H. Young Makeup
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