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The Black 6 (1973)

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A black high school student is caught dating a white girl by the girl's brother. He and his biker gang beat the boy to death. The boy's brother, who is a member of a black biker gang, hears... See full summary »

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Robert Howard ...
Eddie Daniels
Cindy Daly ...
Jenny King (as Cynthia Daly)
Mikel Angel ...
Snake
John Isenbarger ...
Moose King
Gene Washington ...
Bubba Daniels
Carl Eller ...
Jr. Bro Williams
Lem Barney ...
Frenchy LaBoise
Mercury Morris ...
Bookie Garrett
Willie Lanier ...
Tommy Bunka
Joe Greene ...
Kevin Washington
Garnett Higgens ...
Mrs. Perkins
Bill King ...
Postman
Marilyn McArthurs ...
Flora
Doug Carroll ...
Jeff
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Strawhat (as Jef Richard)
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A black high school student is caught dating a white girl by the girl's brother. He and his biker gang beat the boy to death. The boy's brother, who is a member of a black biker gang, hears about it and comes to town to avenge his brother's death. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Six Times Tougher Than 'Shaft'! Six Times Rougher Than 'Superfly'! See more »

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19 August 1974 (Sweden)  »

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The Black Six  »

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Unknown: [Opening theme] Years spent fighting in that phantom war Never knew what we were fighting for Guess there ain't much more than we can risk Got to make up time for what we missed! Don't go telling us the same old lies Can't you see the anger in our eyes Litghten up Jack, we don't need no fight But if you mess with us, we'll waste ya, Ain't that right!
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Each of the six NFL actors is credited with his team, such as Starring GENE WASHINGTON San Francisco 49ers and CARL ELLER Minnesota Vikings See more »

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this movie is SOOOOO bad, it's bad
27 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

BUT for that very reason, i highly recommend it to anyone who is sick of quality. oh sure, film can attain the poetic. yeah yeah. but then a movie like this will be made, humbling all high-flown notions about the heights film can attain. all-around horrifically bad acting (note the "cracker" jogging for his life from flora's diner), crappy background music (someone wake up the trumpeter and tell him to read the sheet music, huh?), poor film stock (but alas, it looks like the DVD releasing company color-corrected the 70s pink out of it), corny framing (note the waving American flag as Bubba gives his heartfelt soliloquy on the steps of the trailer post office.) it's high camp for those starved for poor taste. like me.

i'm giving it a '1' because it deserves it and connoisseurs of the bad would do likewise. but we LOVE crap like this, so a '1' in our books means #1!!! even though it really is awful and you'd be a sucker to watch it. but a lucky sucker indeed.


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