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1.

A must-see for fans of weirdness!

5/10
Author: Brandt Sponseller on 14 February 2005
2.

As long as you don't study it for its technique...

Author: morakanabad on 1 May 2003
3.

The absolute beginning of a real "black" presence.

Author: Frederick Reeves (fereeves@earthlink.net) on 3 September 2001
4.

The Cinema of Melvin Van Peebles.

10/10
Author: Joseph P. Ulibas (sirjosephu@aol.com) on 27 August 2005
5.

From Another Era

7/10
Author: momohund on 27 August 2006
6.

One of the greatest underground hits of the 70s

10/10
Author: funkyfry on 5 November 2002
7.

The one that started it all ...

9/10
Author: Mr Pants (maestropants@yahoo.com) on 22 January 1999
8.

Ahead of its time!

10/10
Author: Chemi Che-Mponda (chemiche3@yahoo.com) on 3 May 2004
9.

Maybe I'm too old, maybe I'm not old enough. Maybe I just can't dig it, baby. I can't get down with the funk.

2/10
Author: Michael DeZubiria (wppispam2013@gmail.com) on 11 November 2004
10.

Perhaps it's an important film, but it really, really sucks...and that might be the nicest thing I can say about this film.

1/10
Author: planktonrules on 28 March 2010
11.

Important film for the black community...

8/10
Author: dwpollar on 21 April 2001
12.

Deserved its X rating

1/10
Author: nutsy on 28 March 2004
13.

Very raw but made with attitude

7/10
Author: Red-Barracuda on 14 February 2014
14.

One of the worst films ever made!

1/10
Author: theskylabadventure on 22 July 2006
15.

Badly dated

1/10
Author: preppy-3 on 21 May 2005
16.

Raw and Ground-Breaking but It's Not All That Good

Author: Michael_Elliott on 16 February 2017
17.

Disappointment

3/10
Author: Smoreni Zmaj on 9 October 2016
18.

Toilet Waste Passing For Art

2/10
Author: angelsunchained on 3 December 2015
19.

This movie made me feel highhhhhhhh!

4/10
Author: Boba_Fett1138 on 8 September 2012
20.

Dated, but still worth watching for it's historical, political, and unique value

Author: tonymurphylee on 28 August 2010
21.

And you thought it took forever to get back into CA from TJ.....

5/10
Author: twostpr41 on 23 March 2009
22.

Prototype blaxploitation independent from Melvin Van Peebles

Author: pooch-8 on 18 March 1999
23.

Sweeter by far...

10/10
Author: Mark Edwards on 3 March 2008
24.

what it lacks in technical prowess and cohesion it makes up for with a raw energy to be found only in the ground-breakers

8/10
Author: MisterWhiplash on 26 April 2007
25.

Powerful,truthful,anti-establishment piece...

Author: k. jackson (nuport@webtv.net) on 11 October 2002
26.

Brilliant mythological movie!

Author: magis_velim on 17 July 2001
27.

don't just take other people's word for it, see it.

9/10
Author: tinydr47 on 10 July 2004
28.

I know I said "spoilers," but these might actually help you

6/10
Author: jammasta-1 on 20 August 2015
29.

Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song

6/10
Author: Jackson Booth-Millard on 22 May 2012
30.

interlude in Denver

Author: crafo-1 on 19 February 2012
31.

Criminal front

1/10
Author: north-africa-films on 19 April 2014
32.

Socially and historically important, but not very good

4/10
Author: tomgillespie2002 on 12 October 2011
33.

A 2nd look...

Author: QKnown on 18 January 2001
34.

A well-made, brilliant film

Author: Teenie on 18 June 2000
35.

This film is dedicated to all the brothers and sisters who've had enough of the Man

8/10
Author: Mike (rkoegel@earthlink.net) on 10 July 1999
36.

I WAS CAST IN THE FILM

Author: cien (cien@swbell.net) on 1 October 1999
37.

Child porn -- yuck!

1/10
Author: fwmurnau on 8 September 2003
38.

Memorable For The Wrong Reasons

5/10
Author: screenman on 1 February 2009
39.

Silly and Cheesy

4/10
Author: Comic_Book_Guy on 9 March 2006
40.

Once Again, Style and Passion Trump Bland Competence

7/10
Author: hokeybutt on 1 July 2005
41.

awful

1/10
Author: TOWchanschic on 24 February 2005
42.

Just plain awful

Author: F_Jenkins on 26 May 2004
43.

..but they won't bleed me!

Author: QKnown on 26 October 1999
44.

The most racist movie I've ever seen

1/10
Author: xxxpirata on 26 November 2006
45.

is this how black people see themselves ?

4/10
Author: Jan Hrubin on 16 March 2001
46.

"So bad asssss it will make you physically sick."

1/10
Author: doraangel on 26 October 2006
47.

Horrible

1/10
Author: Paul-201 on 31 July 2004
48.

A white view.......

Author: caspian1978 on 6 October 2001
49.

hmm . . .

Author: cread on 14 June 2000
50.

The first but certainly not the best

5/10
Author: freakus on 24 August 1999

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