Bucktown

Synopsis: Duke Johnson visits a small Southern town, intent on burying his brother. After the funeral, he learns that he must stay for 60 days, for the estate to be processed. A few locals convince Duke to reopen his late brother's nightclub, and soon the local redneck policemen are intimidating Duke with threats of violence. Duke refuses to pay the bribes they demand, so then he and his lady friend Aretha are threatened and attacked by the crooked cops. Rather than take them on himself, Duke calls on his old pal Roy. Roy brings a few buddies to Bucktown, and they bring justice to the small town. With the redneck cops out of the way, Duke lets his guard down. Then the situation gets out of hand again. Finally, Duke must settle the score himself.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Director(s): Arthur Marks
Production: American International Pictures
 
IMDB:
6.3
R
Year:
1975
94 min
3 Views

THE FATHER, THE SON

AND THE HOLY GHOST.

[Duke]

THOSE WERE GOO:

D WORDS, REVEREND.

THANK YOU.

EXCUSE ME, SIR.

I'M WALDO HARLEY.

MIGHT YOU BE A FRIEND

OF OUR BELOVED BEN THERE?

YEAH.

I'M DUKE JOHNSON.

DUKE?

THAT'S JUST WHAT I FIGURED.

ARETHA. ARETHA,

YOU AND STEVIE SAY

HELLO TO THE DUKE.

THAT'S BEN'S BROTHER.

YOU REALLY DUKE?

BEN TOLD US ALL ABOUT YOU.

SAYS YOU'RE THE SMARTEST ONE

IN THE FAMILY.

YOU KNOW, HOW YOU BEEN

ALL OVER THE WORLD

AND EVERYTHING.

SO YOU'RE THE ONE.

WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME

YOU SAW BEN?

NO.

IT WAS MORE LIKE 6.

SOME HOTSHOT BROTHER.

ARETHA, PLEASE.

WHERE WERE YOU WHEN HE NEEDED

YOUR HELP?

WHAT KIND OF HELP?

THERE'S NOTHIN' YOU CAN DO

ABOUT IT NOW:

EXCEPT FOR TO FIND

THE TIME TO COME

AND BURY HIM,

AND COLLECT HIS STUFF

AND SPLIT!

[Harley]

ARETHA, NOW--

AREN'T YOU GONNA STAY?

NO, HE'S NO GONNA STAY,

HE WOULDN'T DIRTY

THAT SHOESHINE:

IN THIS COW PASTURE.

WOULD YOU, MR. DUKE JOHNSON?

ARETHA, PLEASE.

DON'T MIND HER, DUKE.

BEN WAS GOOD TO HER.

HIS DYIN' KIND OF PUT A PAIN

OF GRIEF INTO HER.

DON'T MIND HER.

NO, I--

I CAN'T MIND A LADY

THAT SPEAKS HER MIND.

RIGHT, DUKE.

DUKE, YOU'RE ABSOLUTELY RIGHT.

[Lawyer]

AND ACCORDING TO THIS WILL,

HE LEFT EVERYTHING TO YOU:

AN ESTATE CONSISTING

MAINLY OF A LO:

AND FRAME HOUSE,

A HAND-TOOLED LEATHER WALLE CONTAINING $39.43

AND A SAVINGS ACCOUN PASS BOOK

IN THE NAME:

OF BENJAMIN A. JOHNSON.

ALL OF BEN'S THING

S BELONG TO ME NOW, RIGHT?

TO SELL, USE, ANYTHING I WANT,

RIGHT?

IN ABOUT 60 DAYS.

MAN, YOU GOTTA BE KIDDIN'.

THAT'S THE STATE LAW.

IT TAKES THAT LONG

TO CLOSE AN ESTATE.

WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO DO?

STICK AROUND THIS RAT TRAP

FOR 2 MONTHS?

OF COURSE, WE COULD RELAX

THE RULES A BIT,

ALLOW YOU THE USE OF YOUR

BROTHER'S PROPERTY.

HOW MUCH?

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