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The Mack (1973)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  4 April 1973 (USA)
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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 ... 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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Mother
Paul Harris ...
Blind Man
Kai Hernandez ...
Chico
Annazette Chase ...
China Doll
Junero Jennings ...
Baltimore Bob
Lee Duncan ...
Sgt. Duncan
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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There's a new kind of hero on the streets! See more »

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The Mack and His Pack  »

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The infamous Player's Ball scene was largely Richard Pryor's idea. Other parts of the story Pryor took directly from people who he knew living this lifestyle. These included putting a man in the trunk of a car with rats and forcing a drug pusher to stab himself at gun point. See more »

Quotes

Pimp: "Hey, I don't hafta take this! I'm a rich nigga! I thought you paid these pooh- butts off! You beat walkin' motherfuckers!"
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Referenced in Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Bed-Stuy (2007) See more »

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Brother's Goin' to 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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