PG | | Action, Crime, Drama
After helping the local police with some horse thieves, a Texas Ranger aims at a drug lord with arms trade as well. They're interested in the same woman and they're both into martial arts.
According to the producers, had Bruce Lee been alive at the time, he would have been offered the part that eventually went to David Carradine. Had Lee taken the part, the producers would have billed the film as "the rematch of the century".
I didn't know you took days off.
J.J. McQuade: Hi, Molly.
Molly: Where have you been, stranger?
J.J. McQuade: I've been real busy.
Molly: Oh boy, same old trouble, huh?
J.J. McQuade: My kind of trouble doesn't take vacations.
When Wilkes Orders The Gunman To Kill Snow, The Gunman Uses an Uzi And Fires Several Rounds. When McQuade Arrives, There's Only One Bullet Wound In Snow's Body.
A "Spiritual Adviser" is credited in the closing credits. It is director John Milius.
Norwegian cinema version is heavily cut to get an 16 rating but later video versions are uncut with an 18 rating.
$4,295,300 17 April 1983
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