Walking Tall

Walking Tall (1973)

The measure of a man is how tall he walks.

  • Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
  • Release Date: 1973-02-22
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 116 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 5min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Bing Crosby Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Phil Karlson
star 6.6/10
From 116 Ratings


Ex-wrestler and Tennessee Sheriff Buford Pusser walks tall and carries a big stick as he tussles with county-wide corruption and moonshining thugs.

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  • Joe Don Baker

    as Buford Pusser
  • Elizabeth Hartman

    as Pauline
  • Gene Evans

    as Sheriff Al Thurman
  • Noah Beery Jr.

    as Carl Pusser
  • Brenda Benet

    as Luan Paxton
  • John Brascia

    as Prentiss Parley
  • Bruce Glover

    as Grady Coker
  • Arch Johnson

    as Buel Jaggers
  • Felton Perry

    as Obra Eaker
  • Richard X. Slattery

    as Arno Purdy
  • Rosemary Murphy

    as Callie Hacker
  • Lynn Borden

    as Margie Ann
  • Ed Call

    as Lutie McVeigh
  • Sidney Clute

    as Sheldon Levine
  • Douglas Fowley

    as Judge Clarke
  • Don Keefer

    as Dr. Lamar Stivers
  • Sam Laws

    as Willie Rae Lockman
  • Pepper Martin

    as Zolan Dicks
  • John Myhers

    as Lester Dickens
  • Logan Ramsey

    as John Witter
  • Kenneth Tobey

    as Augie McCullah
  • Lurene Tuttle

    as Grandma
  • Wanea Wes

    as Singer
  • Leif Garrett

    as Mike
  • Dawn Lyn

    as Dwana
  • Dominick Mazzie

    as Bozo
  • Russell Thorson

    as Ferrin Meaks
  • Gil Perkins

    as 1st Bouncer
  • Carey Loftin

    as Dice Player
  • Warner Venetz

    as Stickman
  • Gene LeBell

    as 2nd Bouncer
  • Del Monroe

    as Otie Doss
  • Lloyd Tatum

    as Prosecutor
  • Vaudie Plunk

    as Jury Foreman
  • Pearline Wynn

    as Hassie Berlson
  • Ted Jordan

    as Virgil Button
  • Red West

    as Sheriff Tanner
  • Andrew J. Pirtle

    as Prisoner
Directing Phil Karlson Director
Writing Mort Briskin Writer
Production Mort Briskin Producer
Production Joel Briskin Associate Producer
Production Charles A. Pratt Executive Producer
Sound Walter Scharf Original Music Composer
Camera Jack A. Marta Director of Photography
Editing Harry Gerstad Editor
Production Irving Lande Casting
Art Stan Jolley Production Design
Sound David Dockendorf Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Andrew Gilmore Production Sound Mixer
Sound James J. Klinger Sound Editor
Sound Else Blangsted Music Editor
Directing Hazel W. Hall Script Supervisor
Crew Sass Bedig Special Effects
Costume & Make-Up Oscar Rodriguez Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Phyllis Garr Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Virginia Jones Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Jack H. Young Makeup Artist
Production Floyd Joyer Production Manager
Production John Pommer Production Executive
Crew Houseley Stevenson Jr. Post Production Supervisor
Directing Ralph E. Black Assistant Director
Directing David 'Buck' Hall Assistant Director
Directing Mark Sandrich Jr. Second Assistant Director
Art Sam Gordon Property Master
Crew Carey Loftin Stunt Coordinator
Crew Gil Perkins Stunt Coordinator
Lighting Earl Kennedy Electrician
Crew James D. Brubaker Transportation Coordinator
Crew Buford Pusser Technical Advisor
Crew Gene LeBell Stunts