Billy Jack struggled with what we all struggle with at times - how do we confront violence and injustice without being consumed by violence ourselves? Nonetheless, Billy Jack for President! :-)
I'm afraid that ship has sailed.
Lots of films become cult classics (LOL).
I avoided them as a kid because they looked boring.
I must have seen BILLY JACK four times on the big screen. I saw THE TRIAL OF BILLY JACK twice, and the second time realized how stultifyingly dull--except for a couple of set pieces--it really was. And in retrospect I saw how both movies deliberately bypassed the brain and went straight for the balls, or somewhere. I've never seen BILLY JACK GOES TO WASHINGTON, though it shows up on late-night broadcasts once in a while, or Laughlin's non-Billy Jack movie THE MASTER GUNFIGHTER. I guess he thought raw egotism was OK as long as it was putatively in the service of good...
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