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Black Gunn (1972)

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A successful and popular nightclub owner who believes financial independence is the path to equality and success, must act as a go-between for militant-minded brother and the white gang ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Gunn
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Capelli
Brenda Sykes ...
Judith
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Toni
Vida Blue ...
Sam Green
Stephen McNally ...
Laurento
Keefe Brasselle ...
Winman
Timothy Brown ...
Larry
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Rico
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Seth
Gary Conway ...
Adams
Chuck Daniel ...
Mel
Tommy Davis ...
Webb
Rick Ferrell ...
Jimpy
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Ray Kriley
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A successful and popular nightclub owner who believes financial independence is the path to equality and success, must act as a go-between for militant-minded brother and the white gang syndicate hisbrother has attacked and robbed. Their involvements lead to a breathless race course chase, the destruction of a dopepusher and a violent waterfront climax. Written by Anonymous

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Jim Brown is dynamite as Black Gunn See more »

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Action | Thriller | Crime

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R | See all certifications »

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15 March 1973 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Gunn la gachette  »

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Jim Brown is his usual badass self in Black Gunn
8 February 2012 | by (Baton Rouge, La.) – See all my reviews

Just watched this Jim Brown action movie on the Crackle site. He plays Gunn, a nightclub owner who vows vengeance after his brother-because of his involvement in a robbery-gets killed. Unlike most blaxploitation movies, this one takes it's time in developing the story though it threatens to get monotonous when sequences get too talky. Of the supporting cast, the most interesting player to me was Jim Watkins playing the only black officer-in this case, Lt. Ken Hopper-who is firm but fair in his dealings with Gunn. My favorite scene was the one where a couple of white women staying at his girlfriend's house start putting the moves on him before that girlfriend shoos them away but not before Gunn's shirt came off! Ooh, yeah! So on that note, Black Gunn is highly recommended.


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