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Wise Blood (1979)

PG
106 min | Comedy, Drama

A Southerner--young, poor, ambitious but uneducated--determines to become something in the world. He decides that the best way to do that is to become a preacher and start up his own church.
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John Huston (as Jhon Huston)
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Feb 17, 1980 (United States)

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36 cast members
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Brad Dourif
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John Huston
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Dan Shor
Enoch Emory Enoch Emory   See fewer
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Harry Dean Stanton
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Amy Wright
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Ned Beatty
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William Hickey
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Marvin Sapp
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Richard Earle
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Herb Kossover
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Betty Lou Groover
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John Tyndall
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Gillaaron Houck
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Philip Mixer
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Sharon Johnson
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Joe Dorsey
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Stratton Leopold
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Leonard Holmes
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Daniel Albright
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Tommy Alson
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Harold Horne
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Jim Barbee
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Gene Howard
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Raymond Foskey
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Vicky Dyer
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Elijah Christopher Perry
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Ken Flower
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Lisa Martinson Lisa Martinson   See fewer
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Ray Wilkes
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Dan Albright
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Allan A. Apone
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Don Chambers
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William Finley
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7.1 / 10 | 4,726 votes