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Macon County Line (1974)
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Macon County Line (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A vengeful Southern sheriff is out for blood after his wife is brutally killed by a pair of drifters. Low-budget film set in Georgia in 1953 and based on fact.
Style: tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, crimes, graphic violence, life is a bitch, vigilantism, vengeance, rivalry, manhunt, who done it, dishonesty, death in the family, tough heroes, sheriff, sex, revenge, murderer, police officer, police, truck, female nudity, sex scene, death, murder, male nudity, boat ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 1950s
Place: georgia, southern usa

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Walking Tall Part II (1975)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 109 min.
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Doing Hard Time (2004)
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Duration: 95 min.
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A Small Town in Texas (1976)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A crooked sheriff in a small Southern town frames an ex-convict in a drug bust and takes his girlfriend.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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Northville Cemetery Massacre (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The bikers are the heroes and the lawmen are the villains in this vintage action drama. The Spirits are a motorcycle club who ride the highways and country roads of Michigan; while they look rough, wear beat-up denim and favor Harley Davidsons, the ...
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The Heist (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 97 min.
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Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
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