BUCKTOWN 1975 MOVIE

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Morgan Upton as Sam. Duke Johnson Pam Grier I worship Pam Grier as a minor goddess and was really looking forward to finally seeing her in Bucktown. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Daniel Hetteix Super Reviewer. Decent, especially as the blaxploitation cycle was on the wane at this point.

A few locals convince Duke to reopen his late brother’s nightclub, and soon the local police are intimidating Duke with threats of violence. Duke, who is also pushed by the cops for protection money, calls up old friend Roy. Nevertheless, Bucktown is truly a great example of Blaxploitation. In a interview, director Arthur Marks describes the film as “a big success,” noting that Samuel Arkoff’s American International Pictures saw the film and wanted to distribute it Marks had previously distributed through his own General Film Corporation. He’s shocked to see that a bunch of corrupt racist White cops are running the place. Thalmus is the leader for a group of criminals who gather in L. Fred Williamson plays the lead in this Blaxploitation flick, something I was pleased to finally be able to cross off the list He comes to a small Southern town to bury his brother, but is persuaded to stick around for 60 days to deal with the man’s estate. At Los Angeles airport, magazine photographer Friday Foster witnesses an assassination attempt against billionaire Blake Tarr and is drawn into a murky political conspiracy.

Duke Johnson Pam Grier While this style film might not be your “cup of tea”, if it is, you can’t find one much better than this. Our big bad black calls in a favor from a past criminal friend.

Full Cast and Crew. 19775 Grier as Aretha. More Top Movies Trailers. Then the situation gets out of bbucktown again. Duke is truly a changed man throughout the course of the film. Fred Williamson is a marvel on the screen. It contains all the Blaxploitation ingredients: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here A black nurse takes vigilante justice against inner-city drug dealers after her sister becomes their latest victim.

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Blaxploitation Movies – Greatest Ones. A few locals convince Duke to reopen his late brother’s nightclub, and soon the local police are intimidating Duke with threats of violence. Related News Blaxploitation Classic J. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email.

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Edit Did You Know? Do the Oscars Need a Host? It only becomes the beginning as Roy decides he sees money in Bucktown. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He claims, “it made back its initial cost very quickly, and played every inner-city in the North.

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You are commenting using your WordPress. Fred Williamson plays the lead in this Blaxploitation flick, something I was pleased to finally be able to cross off the list.

After the funeral, he learns that he must stay for 60 days, for the estate to be processed. He goes from being a city slicker who only planned to stay in the town for a few days to one who ends up doing what it takes to protect the town. Was engaged for the first half, then just became a repeat of the first part in the second half.

This is all helped greatly by Williamson’s controlled intensity on screen, managing to almost totally eclipse Grier: In order to gain control, Duke has to fight off Roy’s gang all by himself. This movie is actually quite good. Duke Johnson comes to the small town of Bucktown to bury his late brother Ben. Duke, who is also pushed by the cops for protection money, calls up old friend Roy.

After the cops try bullying him, the man calls in his posse and soon they wipe out the rednecks but then the posse wants to bukctown over, which Mr. Bucktown is quintessial Blaxploitation at it’s finest with Williamson buckfown the lead as the new man in town coming to bury his brother.

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It isn’t long before he’s rubbed all the local racist law enforcement the wrong way, and that’s where things get really interesting. Please click the link below to receive your verification email. You may have noticed some of the recent changes we have made. How is that even….

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Roy brings a few buddies to Bucktown, and they bring justice to the small town. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Our leading man would be lucky to live through the 60 days it’ll take to settle his late brother’s estate, and he decides to stay and run a nightclub?

Here, however, the idea that power corrupts is illustrated–making for a more universal and deeper message. The first half of this film is pretty standard stuff for a Blaxploitation film.

Williamson isn’t going to stand for. Posted on May 10, May 10, by worldfilmgeek. Email required Address never made public.

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Decent, especially as the blaxploitation cycle was on the wane at this point. A Chicago private detective returns back home to Louisville, Kentucky, to help movvie father fight mobsters. Tony King as T.

Duke calls his friend Roy Thalmus Rasulala and his gang to come and help, after arriving Roy’s gang decided to take over the town. Carl Weathers as Hambone.