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An American Hero (1978)





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Brian Dennehy as Buford Pusser, the real-life lawman who comes down hard on a moonshiner. Ken Howard. Carrie: Sheree North. Carl Pusser: Forrest Tucker. Til: Brian Kerwin. Debbie: Lane Bradbury. Judge Marlowe: Elizabeth Lane. Amelia: Maureen Burns.
Action & Adventure , Drama
Directed By:
Bing Crosby Productions

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Brian Dennehy
as Buford Pusser
Ken Howard
as Danny Boy Mitchell
Sheree North
as Carrie Todd
Forrest Tucker
as Carl Pusser
Brian Kerwin
as Til Johnson
Lane Bradbury
as Debbie Pride
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I would say this movie is worth seeing. It reminds me of the type of movie that you could catch on cable any night of the week; not worth paying more than say a dollar for at any rate. Brian Dennehy is pretty good. There are some acting gaffes but the thing comes together OK by the end. It does have some sad parts.

Joe Meisterman
Joe Meisterman

Well meaning but flat telling of Buford Pusser, the hero sheriff that have spawned quite a few movies. The acting is fair, it just isn't very involving. It was made for network television and it shows.

James Higgins
James Higgins

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