Tommy comes from a forced rest period due to injuries suffered in Harlem's gang warfare. With the help of his girl, he will reorganize his gang, and overcome his rival gang leaders, through extreme acts of violence and death. Written by
He may never get to heaven, but he's raisin' Hell up in Harlem.
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Did You Know?
was originally slated to do the music after his work on Black Caesar
(1973) was so well received, but Larry Cohen
rejected the music Brown recorded. Subsequently, the music was done by Motown artist Edwin Starr
and Brown's rejected music was used for the album, "The Payback". See more
After Tommy locks the dead guy in the airplane bathroom. He notices the guy's shoes on the floor and tosses them aside. According to Larry Cohen on the DVD commentary, the guy playing the killer was actually a friend of one of the crew members. Fred Williamson actually knocked the guy out of his shoes before he tumbles over a chair. See more
You need a whooping, Boy!
Boy?... Where you see a boy?
And I'm gonna do it with these own two hands!
Old man gonna whoop my ass?
[Papa and Zach have it out with each other
Featured in American Grindhouse
Written by Freddie Perren
and Fonce Mizell
Performed by Edwin Starr
courtesy of Motown Records Corp. See more