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One man decides to wage war against a gang of teenage punks besieging an affluent California community. Based on a true incident.

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Richard T. Heffron

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William Wood
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Culp ... Jim Kiler
Marlyn Mason ... Muriel Kiler
Beah Richards ... Thelma
Jacqueline Scott ... Mrs. Chandler
Ramon Bieri ... Deputy Tottif
Tom Leopold Tom Leopold ... Vance Chandler (as Thomas Leopold)
Mark Lenard ... Mr. Chandler
Ivor Francis ... Judge Cox
Nicholas Hammond ... Ron Werner
Paul Jenkins ... Deputy
Don Dubbins ... Mr. Werner
Christopher Gardner Christopher Gardner ... Aaron Kiler
Shelly Hines Shelly Hines ... Beth Kiler
Tony Farella ... Birdie Prideman
Robert Weaver Robert Weaver ... Elliott Bright
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One man decides to wage war against a gang of teenage punks besieging an affluent California community. Based on a true incident.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

One Angry Man See more »

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ABC Circle Films See more »
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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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great made-for-television from a lost age of true art
26 November 2000 | by giovanna99See all my reviews

This is a great movie from the lost age of reactionary made-for-television drama. My all-time favourite actor, Robert Culp skillfully plots a trajectory through uptight liberal fairmindedness and faith in the system, kneejerk conservativism and fear of crime, and homicidal psychosis. The teens are a collection of pure sneering evil stereotypes, and the eventual message of this film makes episodes of Dragnet look evenhanded by comparison. But what really shines in this is the great pace of the movie, building the fear and paranoia by degrees, as well as the feel of the whole California setting. The cars are really great as well, as I recall. I give this film a 10, and I defy anyone to watch this film and not enjoy every minute. Remember, just because it's made-for-television doesn't mean it isn't great art.


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