Dr. Winifred Walker (Ivory Stone) and Nobel Prize-winner Dr. Stein (B-movie icon John Hart-The Fastest Guitar Alive, TV’s “The Lone Ranger”) believe they can restore dismembered Vietnam vet Eddie Turner (Joe De Sue) to the man he once was. But the results turn monstrous, and Blackenstein Monster goes on a rampage of murder and disemboweling, unaffected by fists, bullets and blunt objects. Who or what can stop this menace? And will ...Read More
Blaxploitation, Mob Action and Rough Street Justice
The legendary classic…the pillar of the ‘blaxploitation’ genre….Rudy Ray Moore is DOLEMITE! Sent to prison on a frame-up by some crooked cops and his arch rival, the notorious Willy Green, Dolemite is offered an early release if he can bring down Green and city leaders in his pocket who are terrorizing the city. Dolemite, Queen Bee and their beautiful All-Girl Army of Kung-Fu Killers take on the mob in one of the greatest midnight ...Read More
J.J. (Rod Perry-TV’s “S.W.A.T.”) is a hustler with a conscience. A small-time numbers runner who dabbles in prostitution, J.J. wants nothing to do with the drug trade, which he holds responsible for the continuing slavery of the Black man. After a violent confrontation with mobster Tony Burton (Don Chastain) leaves a friend dead, J.J. becomes the ally of local numbers king Nate Williams (Jimmy Witherspoon), who teaches him how to ...Read More
In this sequel to the cult smash Dolemite, we find our hero on the run from a redneck sheriff who has caught Dolemite messin’ with his woman. He and his posse (including a young Ernie Hudson) dodge the sheriff and his bullets in a high-speed chase that takes them to LA. Upon Dolemite’s arrival, he learns that Queen Bee (Lady Reed) and her Kung Fu Girls have been pushed out of the night-club business by a ruthless competitor who has ti...Read More
In this atmospheric blaxploitation classic, a young Christian mother turns away from her faith to a more ancient religion… and summons a tribal priest from the dead to avenge her teenage daughter. Rarely seen since its original release, this striking blend of folklore, African traditions, and supernatural menace stars cult icon Marlene Clark (Night Of The Cobra Woman, Ganja and Hess, Enter The Dragon) . It’s also one of the rare in...Read More
Petey Wheatstraw (Rudy Ray Moore) was born during a tropical storm, and from the moment he took his first breath he could walk, talk and kick ass. He grows up to become a famous comedian- so famous that his rivals (Leroy and Skillet) can’t handle the competition and plan to do Petey in. When Petey is killed in a drive-by, Lucifer ( G. Tito Shaw) offers Petey his life back, along with unearthly powers, if he will marry the Devil’s ...Read More
African-American scientist Dr. Kenneth Kincade moves his family into an affluent neighborhood, only to be greeted with threats and vandalism by their new white neighbors. Enter John Abar, leader of the militant Black Front for Unity. Abar becomes the Kincade’s bodyguard, allowing the good doctor to continue to his work on a serum that can make an ordinary man invincible. When the bigotry turns murderous, Dr. Kincade uses his serum to ...Read More
Rudy Ray Moore is Tucker Williams, the rapping owner and main attraction of the Blueberry Hill Disco. An ex-cop with a penchant for head-whacking martial arts, Tucker is called back into action when his nephew (Julius J. Carry III) get hooked on angel dust. Aided by the cool sensibilities of his “Gal Friday” Noel (Carol Speed-The Mack, Abbey), Tucker declares war on Stinger Ray (James H. Hawthorne), the nation’s leading angel dust...Read More
It's blaxploitation baby -- West of the Pecos! Boss (Fred Williamson), has "decided to hunt white folks for a change," by becoming a bounty hunter to click the hammer on fugitive outlaws. He and his comic sidekick Amos (D'Urville Martin) ride into the town of San Miguel, find it has no sheriff, and takes the job himself, much to the displeasure of the racial epithet-hurling townsfolk who must pay $20 each time they use the "n-word." T...Read More
ON THE ROAD... THERE ARE NO RULES. Life is violent and expendable at Hobo Junction, Tennessee. Only the strong or the street-smart survive. Here, Casey (Margaret Langrick) the con-artist meets a tough but disillusioned fighter named Bird (Paul Coufos). Seeing Bird as her ticket to a better life, the two of them strike an uneasy agreement and head to New Orleans to arrange a match with "The Man" (Jesse Ventura) - the mysterious king of...Read More
Considered by many to be director Kinji Fukasaku's greatest single-film achievement in the yakuza genre, Cops vs Thugs was made at the height of popularity of Toei Studios' jitsuroku boom: realistic, modern crime movies based on true stories taken from contemporary headlines. Returning to the screen after completing their Battles Without Honor and Humanity series together, Fukasaku joined forces once again with screenwriter Kazuo Kasa...Read More
The mob kidnaps a young boy from his mother, Rebecca. The child is the son of a former gang member who stole six million dollars from this crime syndicate. The warning is deadly: “We get our money or the kid dies!” Distraught, Rebecca goes to Hollywood - seeking the whereabouts of her missing husband. There she enlists the help of Sgt. Turquoise - a tough, veteran cop on the infamous Hollywood beat. “Torquey” breaks all the rule...Read More
The Smallest Movie Star in Cinema History! The bizarre history of Filipino B-films, as told through filmmaker Andrew Leavold's personal quest to find the truth behind its dwarf James Bond superstar Weng Weng, who took the movie world by storm in the 1970s, and who has since become a viral internet sensation.
A hearing-impaired prosecutor (Marlee Matlin) is the suspect in a series of murders. The investigation becomes hampered when one of the detectives (Jeff Fahey) becomes intimately involved with the suspect.
A group of young adults decides to rob a bank, only to discover that the bank is just a front for a korean mob money laundering operation.
When Clifton breaks up a drug deal and steals $15 million, helping to firm up his standing as a major player in the region’s organized crime, deputy Pershing vows to bring him to justice. After a helicopter pursuit they face each other and Pershing manages to shoot first, killing Clifton.
An anonymous tip causes a reporter to be eyewitness to a judge’s murder. Now the killer has set his sights on the reporter, whose only help is a beautiful female photographer.
New York City factory worker Eddie Marino (Robert Forster, Oscar nominee for JACKIE BROWN) is a solid citizen and regular guy, until the day a sadistic street gang brutally assaults his wife and murders his child. But when a corrupt judge sets the thugs free, Eddie goes berserk and vows revenge. Now there's a new breed of marauder loose on the city streets, enforcing his own kind of law. His justice is swift. His methods are violent. ...Read More