Walking Tall Part 2

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Walking Tall Part 2
Film Poster for Walking Tall Part 2.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Earl Bellamy
Produced by Charles A. Pratt
Written by Howard B. Kreitsek
Starring Bo Svenson
Luke Askew
John Davis Chandler
Robert DoQui
Music by Walter Scharf
Cinematography Keith C. Smith
Edited by Art Seid
Distributed by American International Pictures
Release date
  • September 28, 1975 (1975-09-28)
Running time
109 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $11,000,000[1]

Walking Tall Part 2 is the 1975 sequel to the crime/action film, Walking Tall. Walking Tall Part 2 was directed by Earl Bellamy, and produced by Charles A. Pratt. The film starred Bo Svenson as Buford Pusser, replacing Joe Don Baker who played Pusser in the first Walking Tall film. The on-screen title of the movie is Part 2 Walking Tall: The Legend of Buford Pusser. The film would be followed in 1977 by Walking Tall: Final Chapter, also starring Svenson.


Sheriff Buford Pusser continues his one-man war against moonshiners and a ruthless crime syndicate after the murder of his wife in late 1960's Tennessee.


Behind the Scenes[edit]

Joe Don Baker, who played Buford Pusser in the first film, declined to reprise his role; Pusser himself had agreed to take his own role, but he died in an automobile accident before filming began. His death is discussed at the end of the movie. The police report is shown. Pusser's death would be further elaborated in the next sequel, Final Chapter.


  1. ^ FILM VIEW: Why 'Smokey And the Bandit' Is Making A Killing FILM VIEW 'Smokey and the Bandit' Canby, Vincent. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 18 Dec 1977: 109.

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