Unbelievably successful at the box-office, this cynical, hypocritical film has taken on cult status in recent years. BILLY JACK starred and was written and directed by Laughlin, who canonizing himself in the advertising. The material played upon all the best aspects of the socially
conscious movements of the 1960s, and then perverted them by preaching that violence is indeed the solution to problems as long as it's for the right cause. Laughlin is a half-breed Vietnam vet, who wanders about the Southwest. He comes across a racist community, the leader of which, Freed, and
his son, Roya, constantly harass a progressive school for unwanted children of all races, whic...