The Trial of Billy Jack

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The Trial of Billy Jack (1974, USA) is a cult film directed by Tom Laughlin

The Trial of Billy Jack

Main Details

  • Released in 1974
  • Color
  • Running Time: 170 Min.
  • Production Co: Taylor-Laughlin Productions
  • Distribution Co: Taylor-Laughlin (1974) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Tom Laughlin (credited as Frank Laughlin)
  • Written by Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor
  • Starring Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor, Victor Izay, Teresa Kelly, Russell Lane, Geo Anne Sosa, Lynn Baker
  • Produced by Joe Cramer, Robert E. Schultz, Beverly Walker
  • Original Music by Elmer Bernstein
  • Cinematography by Jack A. Marta
  • Film Editing by Michael Economou, George Grenville, Michael Kahn, Michael Karr, Jules Nayfack, Tom Rolf, Toni Rolf

Plot Summary

  • A half-Indian foot-fighting Vietnam veteran (Tom Laughlin) defends his girlfriend's (Delores Taylor) school against the Establishment.


  • It takes up where Billy Jack left off
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