Billy Jack
Billy Jack (1971)

Wandering Christlike through the Southwest, Native American Vietnam veteran Billy Jack champions a progressive school run by Delores Taylor. The bigoted townsfolk don't cotton to Taylor's minority-group students, so they do… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 1, 1971
DVD Release Date: October 31, 2000
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stuart Byron
Village Voice

Billy Jack is the nicest surprise of the year, and my own feeling is that it ranks among the top half-dozen American films so far in 1971.

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Cole Smithey

Billy Jack f*%k yea!

Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

A film so fascinatingly liberal it almost seems to exist in a different universe.

Sean Axmaker

... when peaceful protest is met with guns and brutality, Billy kicks ass as a one-man-army of poetic justice.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

A little heavy-handed with the message, this film still holds onto the brutality of the revenge style established in Born Losers.

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Steve Crum

Lame, self indulgent when released in 1971, but even more so now.

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

You feel guilty liking this manipulative pulp, but it somehow grabs and holds onto you.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Careter
No real point to it, but I would want my own Billy Jack as a bodygaurd
Bradley Wright
No real point to it, but I would want my own Billy Jack as a bodygaurd
Aj V
This movie is good at giving you a picture of early seventies late sixties life, especially the youth and peace movements going on at the time. The story is… More
Stephen Earnest
"Billy Jack" is a real overly pathetic attempt at inspiring resentment in the hearts of Native Americans. I'm sure that its creators meant well… More
Mister Caple
A Cult Classic Starring Tom Laughlin. The original that started it all. This was followed by two other sequels.
Leo L
I remember this movie from childhood, this was among my mom's favorite. HEHEHE