Billy Jack

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1971
  • Color
  • Running Time: 114 Min.
  • Production Co: National Student Film Corporation | Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Distribution Co: Warner Bros. Pictures (1971) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by TC Frank aka Tom Laughlin
  • Written by Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor
  • Starring Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor, Clark Howat, Victor Izay
  • Produced by Earl D. Elliott, Edward Haldeman, Tom Laughlin
  • Original Music by Mundell Lowe
  • Cinematography by Fred J. Koenekamp, John M. Stephens
  • Film Editing by Larry Heath, Marion Rothman

Plot Summary

  • Ex-Green Beret hapkido expert saves wild horses from being slaughtered for dog food and helps protect a desert "freedom school" for runaway.


  • Just a person who protects children and other living things.
  • You've got due process, Mother's Day, supermarkets, the FBI, Medicare, air conditioning, AT&T, country clubs, Congress, a 2-car garage, state troopers, the Constitution, color television and democracy. They've got BILLY JACK.
  • When you need him, he's always there
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