Walking Tall Trilogy
Buford Pusser (1937-1974) was a real-life sheriff in a small Tennessee burg who fought corruption with an almost monomaniacal zeal.
Pusser was not a subtle man. After retiring from his wrestling career, Pusser returned to his hometown to settle down with his wife and family, and catch up with old friends. One of those friends took him to a seedy bar on the edge of town, where he got into a fight after catching the owner cheating at the craps table. He got the worst of the scuffle and was dumped on the side of road, bleeding and unconscious. The corrupt sheriff didn't do anything and so once he recovered, Pusser returned to the club to extract justice using a large piece of wood, which he used to beat the crap out of everyone involved. That got him arrested for assault, although after representing himself in court, he was acquitted and decided to run for sheriff and clean up the town ? using a big stick. And that is the basic premise for all three movies in the Walking Tall Trilogy. He fights against corruption using unorthodox methods and comes to blows with the criminal element in the county who are running successful brothels and bootlegging stills. Pusser gets results, but at a high cost ? the bad guys come at him repeatedly, trying to assassinate him and killing his wife in the process. Yet he keeps going and becomes a legendary figure along the way.

3 x DVD5 | NTSC 16:9 | 02:04:52 + 01:49:18 + 01:52:58 | 13 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: none
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Walking Tall

Based on the true life of Tennessee sheriff Buford Pusser who almost single-handily cleaned up his small town of crime and corruption, but at a personal cost of his life and his family's.

• 2 TV Spots
• Photo Gallery

Walking Tall Part II

Pusser continues his one-man war against moonshiners and a ruthless crime syndicate after the murder of his wife.

• 3 TV Spots
• Trailer
• Photo Gallery
• Walking Tall, The Buford Pusser Story: Joe Don Baker and others are featured in a retrospective look back at the film trilogy, the lives of the real people depicted in the film, the differences between Baker and Svenson, the work of the additional cast, the real-life Pusser's involvement with the films and his untimely death, the themes and importance of the story the pictures tell, the films' legacy, and more. Clips from the movies and interviews with cast, crew, and Pusser family members and friends shape this solid documentary feature.

Final Chapter: Walking Tall

The final years in the life of Pusser after his retirement from the police force where he tries to made amends to his friends and family, and cooperate with a film crew shooting a movie based on his life.

• Trailer
• Photo Gallery
• Vintage Featurette: An old feature that showcases interviews with real-life McNairy County residents, examines Pusser's legend, takes a peek at the making of a scene, and looks at the film trilogy's success.

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