Directed by Arthur Marks.
Starring Glynn Turman, Louis Gossett Jr, Joan Pringle, David McKnight, Carl W. Crudup, Julian Christopher, and Fred Pinkard.
A young man’s life changes dramatically after taking part in a nightclub hypnosis act while out on the town with friends. He becomes possessed with the spirit of a violent gangster who was murdered in the 1940’s and is now out for revenge…
An entertaining slice of genre horror that moves away from and surpasses its Blaxploitation roots, J.D.’s Revenge takes a sure-footed look at supernatural possession, inner city crime and religious propaganda.
The calm and thoughtful law student Ike (Glynn Turman) is enjoying a night on the town with his friends, taking in New Orleans bars and night spots before venturing into a nightclub hosting a hypnosis act. The violent personality of a 1940’s mobster (portrayed with a