Black Dynamite Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 2860

Average Rating: 2.8/4

# of Ratings: 61

Theatrical Release Date: 10/16/2009

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 02/16/2010

Language: English

Genre: Action, Comedy

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Scott Sanders

Actors: Michael Jai White, Mykelti Williamson, Nicole Sullivan, James McManus, Tommy Davidson, Roger Yuan

Plot: Black Dynamite is an ex-cia agent that is going to make the streets run red when his brother overdoes on drugs. He uses his kung-fu to avenge his death and kill all the people responsible. -- Josh C

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 05/31/2023

Although it's a spoof of Blaxploitation film, "Black Dynamite" is so authentic in its style, acting, and production that it could almost pass for a real example of one.

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dukeakasmudge - wrote on 09/04/2011

PLEASE tell me theres gonna be a sequel or something

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mitchellyoung - wrote on 08/15/2011

Although this is an almost perfect sendup of blaxploitation films, it occasionally repeats some of the same jokes a little too much (the dramatic zoom in, for one). All said, though, it's not meant to be taken too seriously and there are more quotable lines in it than Anchorman.

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Yojimbo - wrote on 05/14/2013

An ex-CIA agent, Kung Fu expert and lovin' machine known only as Black Dynamite avenges the death of his brother, cleans up the streets and sticks it to The Man in this homage cum parody of 70s blaxploitation movies. Scott Sanders is obviously a connoisseur of the genre as the whole film is pretty much spot on when sending up every detail of its intended target. There is the cast of casually racist and sexist stereotypes, the painfully clumsy exposition, laughably over the top action sequences and ham-fisted pseudo-messages as well as the usual glaring continuity errors, missed cues and clod hopping yet irresistibly funky music score. Michael Jai White not only looks the part but also is actually almost too good at the high kicking martial arts sequences. The one drawback is that it can …

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