Billy Jack (1971) Poster



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Followed by 


Nakia: Pilot (1974) (TV Episode)


To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
mob scene

Referenced in 

Shaft (1971)
Poster seen in alleyway
Kojak: Cop in a Cage (1974) (TV Episode)
Embassy 1 movie theatre marquee
Rhoda: The Shower (1974) (TV Episode)
Informed that someone in the lobby is wearing a black hat, Rhoda says it's either her guest, or Billy Jack.
Johnny Firecloud (1975)
It is referenced.
The Paul Lynde Halloween Special (1976) (TV Special)
Big Ruby Red: "I could be bigger than Billy Jack."
They Call Me Bruce? (1982)
Johnny Yune's character Bruce describes to the street mugger holding a switchblade exactly how he is going to fight him. "With my right foot I can knock out that knife. With my left... I can kick your nose."
The Survivors (1983)
The television station voice-over announces this movie coming up in their schedule.
Remington Steele: Corn Fed Steele (1985) (TV Episode)
Steele obliquely refers to this movie when he asks Laura, "Why are you so determined to make this into 'Billy Jack Saves a Pig Thief?' "
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocketship X-M (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel sings part of "One Tin Soldier."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teenage Caveman (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "One tin soldier rides away."
Evening Shade: Taylor Buys a Car (1992) (TV Episode)
talk about going to see this movie
Live from Washington D.C.: They Shoot HBO Specials, Don't They? (1993) (TV Special)
Miller sings the chorus of "One Tin Soldier"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Radar Secret Service (1993) (TV Episode)
Servo says: And all it said was "Peace on Earth"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Last of the Wild Horses (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom: "This town needs a Billy Jack."
Major Payne (1995)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Incredible Melting Man (1996) (TV Episode)
"Billy Jack at Los Alamos"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Escape 2000 (1996) (TV Episode)
Mike (singing): "Go ahead and hate your neighbor, go ahead and cheat a friend."
Hollow Point (1996)
The Simpsons: Homer's Phobia (1997) (TV Episode)
Homer's asking Bart to shoot enclosed deer references the scene where the father tells his son to shoot fenced-in wild horses in the film.
The Ice Storm (1997)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Parts: The Clonus Horror (1997) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Have you heard from Billy Jack lately?"
Mr. Show with Bob and David: A White Man Set Them Free (1997) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Cheif Proudfeather's memoirs.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Werewolf (1998) (TV Episode)
"This is where Billy Jack comes in"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hobgoblins (1998) (TV Episode)
"Cheap sequel to Billy Jack"
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad Season Opener (1998) (TV Episode)
Mr. Kraft wants this film for the dance theme.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Track of the Moon Beast (1999) (TV Episode)
Crow: Do you know Billy Jack?
Love & Sex (2000)
Flick (2000)
Joe Dirt (2001)
At one point, the DJ calls Joe "Billy Jack."
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
mentioned in documentary
The Simpsons: The Bart of War (2003) (TV Episode)
"One Tin Soldier" is heard.
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Text mentioning 'Walking Tall' and 'Billy Jack' is visible on the 'Mr. Majestyk' poster in Budd's trailer.
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in a magazine article.
The 50 Worst Movies Ever Made (2004) (Video)
Mentioned in the narrative as being a predecessor to 'The Trial of Billy Jack.'
Missionary Man (2007)
Described as such by Dolph Lundgren.
Drillbit Taylor (2008)
"Don't make me 'Billy Jack' your ass."
Yes Man (2008)
Referenced during a fight at a bar.
United States of Tara: You Becoming You (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Warehouse 13: 13.1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Hugo: Billy Jack!
The Comix Scrutinizer: Cutey Bunny #1 (2014) (TV Episode)
"the female Billy Jack"
Parks and Recreation: Moving Up: Part 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Andy suggests that they pretend there is buried treasure in Pawnee and when no one finds it he says that the treasure "was love all along," a direct reference to the famous theme song ("One Tin Soldier") of the movie.
Graduation Day Blues: An Interview with David Baughn (2014) (Video)
Mentioned in interview.
Jersey Justice (2014)
Felix says "Im gonna take my left foot, and put it to your right cheek..."
Better Call Saul: Pimento (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike is referred to as "Billy Jackoff"
Justified: Fugitive Number One (2015) (TV Episode)
Wynn Duffy tells Mikey "You've got a code. You're Billy Jack."
The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs: Tourist Trap (2018) (TV Episode)
Joe Bob compares The Rifleman to Billy Jack.
Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood (2019)
Tarantino confirmed in an interview that Brad Pitt's character Cliff Booth is based on the main protagonist of a 1971 movie Billy Jack and on the figure of its star/director Tom Laughlin. Tarantino and Pitt rewatched the movie together while working on a character development. Also there are similarities in biographies of Cliff Booth and Billy Jack.
Dolemite Is My Name (2019)
Demond mentions it.

Featured in 

Precious Images (1986) (Short)
I Love the '70s: Volume 2: 1971 (2006) (TV Episode)
1971 episode
Reel Injun (2009)
A clip is shown
Rich Hall's Inventing the Indian (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
One Hit Wonderland: "One Tin Soldier" by Coven (2016) (TV Episode)
Todd talks about the movie.
The Babysitter (2017)
Cole and Bee act out the film as they watch it

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Paul Simon/George Harrison (1976) (TV Episode)
Skit "Billy Paul"
Coming Attractions (1978)
"Billy Jerk Goes To Oz"
The Independent (2000)
Jerry Stiller portrays a B-movie director who stars in one of his own films, a rip-off of Billy Jack, in which he wears the Billy Jack character's hat and vest and talks meaningfully to a native American woman about peace in the land.

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