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Brother on the Run (1973)

R | | Action, Drama | May 1973 (USA)


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Cast overview:
Professor Grant 'Boots' Turner
Gwenn Mitchell ...
Maud Cooper
Kyle Johnson ...
Billy Cooper
Lt Summers
Captain Franklin
Mrs. Johnson
Gary Rist ...
Frank Stack
'Fatback' - Hit Man
Russ Ries
Gordon James
Melody Brown
Police Officer Calling Dispatch (as Lewis Pipes)
Anthony Clarke
Ira Lynn


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Action | Drama






Release Date:

May 1973 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Black Force 2  »

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1.85 : 1
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Brother on the Run
Written by Johnny Pate
Sung by Adam Wade
featured musicians: Donald MacDonald, Cedrick Lawson, Jerry Dodgion, Joe Beck, Don Pate and James Mtume
studio engineer Pat Jaques
studio coordinator Fran White
recorded at Broadway Recording Studio
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black force two???
2 December 2001 | by (irvine, ca) – See all my reviews

I'm surprised this movie has less than five votes, considering the gobs and gobs of cheese in this flick.

Brother on the Run aka Black Force 2 is a generic 70's blaxploitation flick about a professor who just oozes coolness. How cool is he? While constantly on the run from law enforcement, he manages to give some fine ladies a taste of his coolness. Then he's on the run again with no time to waste.

I agree with the previous poster that this film really needed a better editor. The same 5-10 minute sequence is repeated twice in a row! And believe me, it's VERY noticeable.

Some strange things about this film. When it was released to video after fifteen or so years, the distributors apparently changed the title of the film to Black Force 2. Never mind the fact that a movie called Black Force was released several years AFTER Brother on the Run. Also, the cover box of the video shows a guy sitting on his motorcycle looking very full of himself. However, as far as I know, this person does not appear in the movie at all! Makes you wonder...

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