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The Mack (1973)

R | | Crime, Drama | 4 April 1973 (USA)
Goldie returns from five years at the state pen and winds up king of the pimping game. Trouble comes in the form of two corrupt white cops and a crime lord who wants him to return to the ... See full summary »

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Max Julien ...
Goldie
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Hank
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Slim
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Lulu
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Olinga
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Pretty Tony (as Dick Williams)
William Watson ...
Jed (as William C. Watson)
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Fatman
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Blind Man
Kai Hernandez ...
Chico
Annazette Chase ...
Junero Jennings ...
Baltimore Bob
Lee Duncan ...
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Stu Gilliam ...
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Goldie returns from five years at the state pen and winds up king of the pimping game. Trouble comes in the form of two corrupt white cops and a crime lord who wants him to return to the small time. Written by Erik Gregersen <erik@astro.as.utexas.edu>

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According to Max Julien on the DVD commentary, producer Harvey Bernhard was against casting Richard Pryor in the film because of Pryor's notorious behavior. Pryor had become notorious in Hollywood for urinating on Shelley Winters while filming Wild in the Streets (1968). The box-office success of The Mack helped Pryor to get work in film again. See more »

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Slim: 35,000 and seven, right?, Motherfucker, can you buy that?
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Brother's Gonna Work It Out
Words and Music by Willie Hutch
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They wanted the honey-all we want is the money!
7 November 2001 | by (iowa) – See all my reviews

This is one of the greatest movies you will ever get the chance to see. Goldie is now my idol, and he is a fine role model for young Americans. Just look at how he brainwashed those hos via footage of outer space and sonic music. What a player! Ever since I saw this movie, I've decided to wear a hat with every outfit I put on. If you're not entertained by the plethora of smooth one-liners, or Goldie's five-foot cane, then you must surely enjoy scene after scene of disrespect to the Oak-town Hos-my favorite is when "Pretty Tony" promptly beats down one of his hos with his own hat after she presents him with an amount of cash that is apparently not acceptable for a four-hour shift on the street corner...what a slacker. I give The Mack 4 pimpslaps. And to leave you with words of wisdom from our hero, Goldie: "Get out there and get me my money. I don't care how long it takes, just get it


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