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Black Dynamite (18-Jan-2009)

Director: Scott Sanders

Writers: Michael Jai White; Byron Minns; Scott Sanders

Original Music: Adrian Younge

Producers: Jon Steingart; Jenny Wiener Steingart

Keywords: Action/Comedy, Blaxploitation, Spoof, Pimps, Heroin, Revenge, Explosions, Martial Arts

Blaxploitation spoof follows an afro-sporting African-American action hero as he looks to avenge his brother's death at the hands of The Man.

ABSTRACT
1970s action hero Black Dynamite, a no-nonsense, afro-sporting caricature, loses his only brother to The Man as part of a concentrated, violent effort to keep his kind down by undermining the operations of urban orphanages and liquor stores. Consumed by a desire for revenge, Black Dynamite takes a valiant stand against The Man's wicked ways, launching a vigilante campaign for justice leading him all the way to the infamous Honky House.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Obba Babatundé
Actor
1-Dec-1951   Principal Green on Dawson's Creek
Kevin Chapman
Actor
?   Det. Fusco on Person of Interest
Tommy Davidson
Actor
18-Dec-1965   The Proud Family
Richard Edson
Actor
1-Jan-1954   Original drummer for Sonic Youth
Arsenio Hall
Talk Show Host
12-Feb-1955   The Arsenio Hall Show
Justine Joli
Pornstar
16-Jul-1980   Carnival Sluts and Circus Dicks
Brian McKnight
Musician
5-Jun-1969   R&B singer, songwriter and producer
Phil Morris
Actor
4-Apr-1959   Mission: Impossible revival
Miguel A. Núñez, Jr.
Actor
11-Aug-1964   Marcus Taylor on Tour of Duty
Nicole Ari Parker
Actor
7-Oct-1970   Soul Food
Salli Richardson
Actor
23-Nov-1967   Allison Blake on Eureka
Tucker Smallwood
Actor
22-Feb-1944   Space: Above and Beyond
Mike Starr
Actor
29-Jul-1950   Goodfellas
Nicole Sullivan
Actor
21-Apr-1970   Vancome Lady on MADtv
Michael Jai White
Actor
10-Nov-1967   Spawn
Kym Whitley
Actor
7-Jun-1961   Deliver Us from Eva
Mykelti Williamson
Actor
4-Mar-1960   Bubba in Forrest Gump
Bokeem Woodbine
Actor
13-Apr-1973   The Big Hit
Cedric Yarbrough
Actor
20-Mar-1973   Deputy Jones on Reno 911!

CAST

Michael Jai White   ...   Black Dynamite
Obba Babatundé   ...   Osiris
Kevin Chapman   ...   O'Leary
Tommy Davidson   ...   Cream Corn
Richard Edson   ...   Dino
Arsenio Hall   ...   Tasty Freeze
Darrel Heath   ...   Militant 2
Buddy Lewis   ...   Gunsmoke
Brian McKnight   ...   Sweet Meat
Byron Minns   ...   Bullhorn
Phil Morris   ...   Saheed
Miguel Nunez   ...   Mo Bitches
Nicole Ari Parker   ...   Mahogany Black
Salli Richardson   ...   Gloria
John Salley   ...   Kotex
Tucker Smallwood   ...   Congressman James
Chris Spencer   ...   Militant 1
Mike Starr   ...   Rafelli
Nicole Sullivan   ...   Patricia Nixon
Kym Whitley   ...   Honeybee
Mykelti Williamson   ...   Chicago Wind
Bokeem Woodbine   ...   Black Hand Jack
Cedric Yarbrough   ...   Chocolate Giddy-Up
Roger Yuan   ...   Fiendish Dr. Wu
James McManus   ...   Richard M. Nixon
In alphabetical order:
Phyllis Applegate   ...   Aunt Billy
William Bassett   ...   Captain Yancy
Troy Lindsey Brown   ...   Kid #1
Fredella Calloway   ...   Waitress
Cheryl Carter   ...   Black Dynamite's Mother
Juka Cesay   ...   Valet Girl
Lucky Davis   ...   Paperboy
Nicholas Earley   ...   Neighborhood Kid
Richard Edson   ...   Dino
Jason Jack Edwards   ...   Soul Brother
Jon Kent Ethridge   ...   12 year old Black Dynamite
Mary Evans   ...   Woman at Table
Cory Gluck   ...   16 year old Jimmy
Dionne Gipson   ...   Afroditey
Paul Hayes   ...   Doctor
Ashli R. Jackson   ...   Black Chick
Justine Joli   ...   White Woman Swimming
Irwin Keyes   ...   Henchman
Izetta Karp   ...   Granny
Irwin Keyes   ...   Henchman
John Kerry   ...   Chief
Sheryn Lascano   ...   Asian Chick
Daniel Leavitt   ...   Teasing Boy #1
Neil Lewis   ...   18 year old Black Dynamite
Buddy Love   ...   Drug Dealing Pimp
Jessica Moreno   ...   Dumb Broad #1
Joy Mulligan   ...   Nurse
Tumani Nicole   ...   Brikwilla
Victor Orlando   ...   Club M.C.
Damian Poitier   ...   Thug #2
Candace Rice   ...   Shawanda
Akhir Shabazz Regains   ...   Freddie
Edwina Snowden   ...   Black Chick #2
Brittney Sorensen   ...   White Chick
Larnell Stovall   ...   Thug #1
Nakia Syvonne   ...   Euphoria
Ben Tan   ...   Kid #2
Paul Taylor   ...   Pretty Terry
Al Vicente   ...   Capo
Baron Vaughn   ...   Jimmy
Jimmy Walker, Jr.   ...   Roscoe
Lee Whittaker   ...   Donut Man
Billy Sly Williams   ...   Willy Sly
Andre Younge   ...   Reggie

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