I Loved Billy Jack

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 6 People

    I Was Never The Same

    I saw this movie when it was new and I was a teen. I was never the same. Quotes: Billy Jack: You're illegally on Indian land. Mr. Posner: I'm sorry about that. I guess we just got caught up in the chase and crossed over without knowing it. Billy Jack: You're a liar. Mr. Posner...
    imabear imabear
    51-55, F
    Jun 9, 2011

    Billy Was My Hero...

    When the movie first was released, there was a shabby movie theater in my neighborhood where you could see a Double Feature for fifty cents -- no kidding!  So I must have seen that movie about 20 times before the theater stopped showing it. I loved it when Billy made...
    spiderontheweb spiderontheweb
    51-55, F
    7 Responses Nov 16, 2008

    His Philosophy

    He discouraged the philosophy of hate.
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    May 5, 2009

    A Man of Honor

    Having experienced some injustices in my life, I was enamoured by the virtue of the man called Billy Jack. He defended the defenseless, and stood alone when he had to. Tom Laughlin's character was full of grace and purpose. No other actor could have portrayed him better. He was...
    JackGrey JackGrey
    51-55, F
    8 Responses Oct 24, 2007

    Still Totally Inspiring

    I don't know why I ended watching Billy Jack clips on You Tube tonight. Maybe it's because my mom is dying and I'm looking for something I found meaning in.  The film "Billy Jack" came out in 1971 and I was 12 or so.  I was already primed - having been listening to folk music...
    imabear imabear
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Sep 20, 2012

    Billy Jack Influence.

    He changed my life. I have two black belt degrees,taught self defense to the lederly, battered women and the blind. Went to Viet Nam to serve my country and brouight back stories I wish I could forget. Met Tom Laughlin a few years ago. We had a common interest and a desire...
    retiredfather retiredfather
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Dec 23, 2008
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