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1.
Shaft (1971)
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Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter. (100 mins.)
Director: Gordon Parks
 
2.
Slaughter (1972)
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Slaughter, a former Green Beret, avenges the killing of loved ones by the Mob, and in so doing is coerced by the Feds into traveling to Mexico to finish off surviving mobsters. (92 mins.)
Director: Jack Starrett
 
3.
Black Caesar (1973)
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Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy... (87 mins.)
Director: Larry Cohen
 
4.
Black Samson (1974)
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Noble nightclub owner Samson does his best to keep his neighborhood clean of crime and drugs. When vicious mobster Johnny Nappa tries to muscle in on Samson's territory, Samson takes a brave stand against Nappa and his flunkies. (88 mins.)
Director: Charles Bail
 
5.
The Mack (1973)
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Goldie returns from five years at the state pen and winds up king of the pimping game. Trouble comes... (110 mins.)
Director: Michael Campus
 
6.
Blacula (1972)
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An ancient African prince, turned into a vampire by Dracula himself, finds himself in modern Los Angeles. (93 mins.)
Director: William Crain
 
7.
Scream Blacula Scream (1973)
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The vampire Mamuwalde (Blacula) is stirred by African voodoo, and is forced to kill again. (96 mins.)
Director: Bob Kelljan
 
8.
Truck Turner (1974)
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Truck is a bounty hunter who gets a job to track down a guy named Gator. When he and his partner find him... (91 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Kaplan
 
9.
Coffy (1973)
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A black nurse takes vigilante justice against inner-city drug dealers after her sister becomes their latest victim. (91 mins.)
Director: Jack Hill
 
10.
Detroit 9000 (1973)
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After a fundraiser for a black politician is robbed, Detroit police put two detectives, one white and one black, on the case, who try to work together under boiling political pressure. (106 mins.)
Director: Arthur Marks
 
11.
Across 110th Street (1972)
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Two New York City cops go after amateur crooks who are trying to rip off the Mafia and start a gang war. (102 mins.)
Director: Barry Shear
 
12.
The Thing with Two Heads (1972)
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Doctors are forced to transplant the head of a dying, racist surgeon onto the body of a black death row inmate. (91 mins.)
Director: Lee Frost
 
13.
Three the Hard Way (1974)
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The story involves a white supremist plot to taint the United States water supply with a toxin that is harmless to whites but lethal to blacks... (89 mins.)
 
14.
J.D.'s Revenge (1976)
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A docile black law student is possessed by a 1940's mobster in mid-70's New Orleans. The mobster seeks... (96 mins.)
Director: Arthur Marks
 
15.
The Spook Who Sat by the Door (1973)
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A black man plays Uncle Tom in order to gain access to CIA training, then uses that knowledge to plot a new American Revolution. (102 mins.)
Director: Ivan Dixon
 
16.
Super Fly (1972)
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The daily routine of cocaine dealer Priest who wants to score one more super deal and retire. (93 mins.)
 
17.
Shaft in Africa (1973)
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P.I. John Shaft is recruited to go undercover to break up a modern slavery ring where young Africans are lured to Paris to do chain-gang work. (112 mins.)
Director: John Guillermin
 
18.
Willie Dynamite (1974)
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A social worker tries to get a pimp to change his ways. (102 mins.)
Director: Gilbert Moses
 
19.
Abby (1974)
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A possession film about a marriage counselor who becomes possessed by a Demon of Sexuality, when her father in law... (89 mins.)
Director: William Girdler
 
20.
Foxy Brown (1974)
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A voluptuous black woman takes a job as a high-class prostitute in order to get revenge on the mobsters who murdered her boyfriend. (92 mins.)
Director: Jack Hill
 
21.
Sugar Hill (1974)
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When her boyfriend is murdered by gangsters, Sugar Hill decides not to get mad, but BAD! She entreats... (91 mins.)
Director: Paul Maslansky
 
22.
Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)
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After saving a Black Panther from some racist cops, a black male prostitute goes on the run from "the man" with the help of the ghetto community and some disillusioned Hells Angels. (97 mins.)
 
23.
Hell Up in Harlem (1973)
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A gangster in Harlem must rescue his ex-wife, who has been kidnapped by the Mafia. (94 mins.)
Director: Larry Cohen
 
24.
Bucktown (1975)
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Duke Johnson visits a small Southern town, intent on burying his brother. After the funeral, he learns that he must stay for 60 days... (94 mins.)
Director: Arthur Marks
 
25.
Boss Nigger (1975)
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Two black bounty hunters ride into a small town out West in pursuit of an outlaw. They discover that the town has no sheriff... (87 mins.)
Director: Jack Arnold
 
26.
Penitentiary (1979)
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A hitchhiker named Martel Gordone gets in a fight with two bikers over a prostitute, and one of the bikers is killed... (99 mins.)
Director: Jamaa Fanaka
 
27.
Poor Pretty Eddie (1975)
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A wrong turn on a jazz singer's road trip results in her car breaking down near an isolated lodge run by a faded starlet and a young, homicidal Elvis impersonator. (92 mins.)
 
28.
Black Belt Jones (1974)
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A Mafia buy out of Papa Byrd's karate school downtown ends in his death. Byrd's daughter, Sydney, refuses to sell, and wants revenge. Byrd's students call the Black Belt Jones for help. Jones reluctantly teams with Sydney in many battles. (85 mins.)
Director: Robert Clouse
 
29.
I Escaped from Devil's Island (1973)
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In 1916, A group of prisoners plot their escape from the notorious fortress located in French Guiana. (89 mins.)
Director: William Witney
 
30.
Black Samurai (1977)
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Robert Sand, agent of D.R.A.G.O.N. (Defense Reserve Agency Guardian Of Nations), is playing tennis on his vacation with a beautiful black girl, when his commanding officers ask him to save a Chinese girl who happens to be Sand's girlfriend, and the daughter of a top Eastern Ambassador. The ransom for the abduction was the secret for a terrific new weapon - the freeze bomb - but the 'Warlock' behind the deed is also into the business of drug dealing and Voodoo ritual murders. The search takes him from Hong Kong to California through Miami, and plenty of action, against bad men, bad girl, and bad animals. (88 mins.)
Director: Al Adamson
 
31.
Cleopatra Jones (1973)
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During the 1970s, U.S. Special Agent Cleopatra Jones proves to be an invaluable asset to the local police forces in the war on drugs. (89 mins.)
Director: Jack Starrett
 
32.
Black Mama White Mama (1973)
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When two troublemaking female prisoners (one a revolutionary, the other a former harem-girl) can't seem to get along... (87 mins.)
Director: Eddie Romero
 
33.
Hammer (1972)
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A dock worker becomes a prizefighter, but gets mixed up with a crooked manager. A sympathetic L.A. detective tries to set him straight... (92 mins.)
Director: Bruce Clark
 
34.
The Human Tornado (1976)
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A flabby black comedian defends his community from attacks by stereotypical whites. (96 mins.)
Director: Cliff Roquemore
 
35.
The Legend of Nigger Charley (1972)
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A slave kills a white man in self-defense and heads West towards freedom, pursued by a professional slave hunter. (98 mins.)
Director: Martin Goldman
 
36.
Dolemite (1975)
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Dolemite is a pimp who was set up by Willie Greene and the cops, who have planted drugs, stolen furs... (90 mins.)
 
37.
Bamboo Gods and Iron Men (1974)
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The Jefferson's honeymoon night in Hong Kong will be troubled by a number of people wishing to get hold... (96 mins.)
Director: Cesar Gallardo
 
38.
Darktown Strutters (1975)
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Syreena must investigate the disappearance of her mother, Cinderella. A series of wild complications follow. (90 mins.)
Director: William Witney
 
39.
Black Shampoo (1976)
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A black hairstylist has sex with his female customers, and tries to keep the Mafia from taking over his business. (85 mins.)
Director: Greydon Clark
 
40.
Blackenstein (1973)
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Eddie is a Vietnam veteran who loses his arms and legs when he steps on a land mine, but a brilliant surgeon is able to attach new limbs... (87 mins.)
 
41.
Welcome Home Brother Charles (1975)
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A proud black man does time in jail where he is subjected to heinous experiments. Once released, he... (91 mins.)
Director: Jamaa-Fanaka
 
42.
Tough Guys (1974)
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An ex-convict priest and a framed former policeman hunt a machine-gun killer behind a bank robbery. (92 mins.)
Director: Duccio Tessari
 
43.
Panther (1995)
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A dramatized account of the story of The Black Panther Party of Self-Defense. (124 mins.)
 
44.
Original Gangstas (1996)
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Marvin Bookman is a small shop owner in Gary, Indiana, USA. After he sees a drive-by shooting of Laurie Thompson's son by a local gang... (99 mins.)
Director: Larry Cohen
 
45.
Tom (1973)
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A white ex-GI goes to a black ghetto to deliver a letter from his buddy, a black soldier who died in Vietnam. When he arrives there he encounters hostility and trouble from all sides. (82 mins.)
Director: Greydon Clark
 
46.
Savage! (1973)
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Action packed story of how Jim Haygood (James Glehart) young, black and brilliant becomes the legendary leader of a rebel army... (81 mins.)
 
47.
Cool Breeze (1972)
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Thalmus is the leader for a group of criminals who gather in L.A. to rob a bank. Their goal is to found a new bank. (101 mins.)
Director: Barry Pollack
 
48.
Take a Hard Ride (1975)
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After selling his cattle in town, ranch owner Morgan unexpectedly dies, and his foreman Pike has to deliver the payroll to Sonora, despite the perilous journey during which he's followed by many shady characters who want the money. (103 mins.)
 
49.
The Black 6 (1973)
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A black high school student is caught dating a white girl by the girl's brother. He and his biker gang beat the boy to death... (94 mins.)
Director: Matt Cimber
 
50.
The Bus Is Coming (1971)
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A young black soldier returns home to Los Angeles from combat in Vietnam to find out that his brother had been killed by a gang of racist cops. Angered, he joins a black nationalist group to take his revenge. (109 mins.)
 
51.
Action Jackson (1988)
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Vengence drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who's systematically eliminating his competition. (96 mins.)
Director: Craig R. Baxley
 
52.
Melinda (1972)
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A slick, smooth-talking, womanizing young black DJ falls hard for an enigmatic woman he's just met. Things take a turn for the worse... (109 mins.)
 
53.
Bone (1972)
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A thief breaks into the home of a wealthy, happily married Beverly Hills couple. He soon finds out, though... (95 mins.)
Director: Larry Cohen
 
54.
Trouble Man (1972)
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It seems that masked men are knocking over the floating crap games of Chalky and Pete. Chalky and Pete hire the cool... (99 mins.)
Director: Ivan Dixon