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Framed (1975)

R | | Action, Crime, Drama | August 1975 (USA)
A gambler kills a sheriff in self defense. But as everyone in conspiring against him, he is condemned to a long sentence in prison.

Director:

Phil Karlson

Writers:

Mort Briskin (screenplay), Art Powers (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Don Baker ... Ron Lewis
Conny Van Dyke ... Susan Barrett
Gabriel Dell ... Vince Greeson
John Marley ... Sal Viccarrone
Brock Peters ... Sam Perry
John Larch ... Bundy
Warren J. Kemmerling ... Morello (as Warren Kemmerling)
Paul Mantee ... Frank
Walter Brooke ... Senator Tatum
Joshua Bryant ... Andrew Ney
Hunter von Leer ... Dewey
Les Lannom ... Gary
H.B. Haggerty ... Bickford
Hoke Howell ... Decker
Lawrence Montaigne ... Deputy Allison
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Storyline

Gambler Ron Lewis wins the jackpot but is ambushed later on the street outside. In self defense he kills a cop and is sentenced to four years of prison. He vows to make a bloody revenge on the mayor and the police commissioner. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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He was taken by everyone, for everything he had. See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ahdistettu See more »

Filming Locations:

Tennessee, USA

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$2,122,703

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,122,703
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The well known Starlite Club on Dickerson Road in Nashville was used in several scenes. The club is still in business. See more »

Goofs

In the train crash scene, when the car pulls up and stops on the tracks, a film crew is visible to the extreme left on the paved road. See more »

Alternate Versions

First banned in Sweden. Released on video in the mid 80's, with 3 min of censorship cuts. See more »

Soundtracks

I'll Never Make It Easy
Written by Ben Peters
Sung by Conny Van Dyke
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9 March 2006 | by benone79See all my reviews

I haven't seen either the original Walking Tall or the new one but I found this movie to be a great revenge type picture. It has a good lead up to the incident that leaves the protagonist to be framed, it then shows his suffering for that and moves on to payback. There are all sorts of great supporting actors that really looked the part. There is plenty of brutal violence that will have you cheering because it is the protagonist who is dishing it out. Look out for a Tarantinoesque scene. You'll know when you see it. I think Tarantino mentioned he liked the original Walking Tall somewhere so hes probably seen Framed too. I wouldn't watch this movie again but I would check out the director's work especially Walking Tall.


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