Billy Jack Goes to Washington (1975)

Billy Jack Goes to Washington
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 2hr 35mins.
Genres Drama
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
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Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Delores Taylor Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
T C Frank Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Delores Taylor Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Sidney Buchman From Story from screenplay("Mr Smith Goes to Washington") 120870 4000003
Lewis R Foster From Story n/a 120870 4000004
Hilyard Brown Art Director art direction 183 9000001
Elmer Bernstein Music n/a 120781 8000001
Jack Merta Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Frank Capra Jr. Producer n/a 3 3000001
T C Frank Director n/a 2 2000001
Theresa Laughlin Actor Staff Worker 1 1000004
E.G. Marshall Actor Senator Joseph Paine 1 1000003
Delores Taylor Actor Jean Roberts 1 1000002
Sam Wanamaker Actor Bailey 1 1000005
Lucie Arnaz Actor Saunders McArthur 1 1000006
Pat O'Brien Actor Vice President 1 1000008
Dick Gautier Actor Governor Hubert Hopper 1 1000007
Tom Laughlin Actor Billy Jack 1 1000001
After he was jailed on false charges, Billy Jack is pardoned and released. Due to the public sympathy for him, some Washington politicians opportunistically appoint him to a vacant Senate in order to gain support from young and minority voters. Billy is told not to buck the system, but when he sees how much corruption there is in the government he makes it his job to bring honesty back into the system.