The Trial of Billy Jack
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After Billy Jack belatedly became a box-office smash two years after its original release and The Born Losers, the biker film in which Tom Laughlin created the Billy Jack character, had enjoyed a highly successful re-release, Tom Laughlin brought everyone's favorite martial arts hero turned Native American mystic back to the screen for a third go-round in The Trial of Billy Jack. As Billy Jack (Tom Laughlin) awaits trial for murder, Jean Roberts (Delores Taylor) continues to operate her "Freedom School" on an Indian reservation, where the student-operated television station comes… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

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"THE TRIAL OF BILLY JACK is one of those colossal failures that needs to be seen to be believed."
‑ Austin Kennedy, Sin Magazine
"I defy anyone not to hit the fast-forward button any time a character picks up a guitar"
‑ Shane Burridge, rec.arts.movies.reviews
"Billy Jack plays a lesser role, and while he experiences his vision quest in search of a balance between pacifism and ***-kicking, he's not the focus. And that hurts the film."
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
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