Released in the USA on October 14 of 1977, "Rolling Thunder" (also known as "Mann mit der Stahlkralle") is an Action/Drama/Crime/Thriller film directed by John Flynn, and written by Paul Schrader (screenplay) . William Devane and Tommy Lee Jones are starring, alongside Linda Haynes, James Best, Dabney Coleman and Luke Askew.
Major Charles Rane Has Come Home To War!
Who is the director of "Rolling Thunder":
Rolling Thunder was directed by John Flynn, an American director, actor, and writer.
Before making Rolling Thunder, John Flynn had directed The Outfit, released in 1973, The Jerusalem File (1972). Since, he directed Touched, released in 1983, Best Seller (1987), Lock Up (1989), Out for Justice (1991), Brainscan (1994), and Protection (2001).
What was the release date of "Rolling Thunder":
Rolling Thunder was first released on Friday, October 14, 1977, in the United States. Also released on Friday, October 14, 1977 has been Starship Invasions (dir. Ed Hunt). This was forty (40) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, May 30, 1980 in Germany and on Saturday, May 13, 1978 in Japan.
Who is at the casting of "Rolling Thunder":
At the casting of Rolling Thunder we find William Devane, previously seen in Marathon Man (1976) and Family Plot (1976); Tommy Lee Jones (Jackson County Jail (1976), Love Story (1970)); Linda Haynes (The Drowning Pool (1975), The Nickel Ride (1974)) [ more... ]
- Tommy Lee Jones and James N. Harrell also appeared together in JFK, released in 1991.
- William Devane and Tommy Lee Jones also worked together in Space Cowboys, released in 2000.
What is the Storyline of "Rolling Thunder":
In 1973, Major Charles Rane (Devane) returns home to a small Texas town with his friend, Sergeant First Class Johnny Vohden (Jones), after spending seven years as a POW in Hanoi. He finds a home very different from the one he left when he meets his wife Janet (Lisa Blake Richards), his son Mark (Jordan Gerler), and local policeman Cliff (Lawrason Driscoll), waiting to drive him home. Rane soon realizes that his son doesn't remember him, and that Cliff seems overly familiar with Janet and Mark. Janet admits [...]
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