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Willie Dynamite (1974)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  23 January 1974 (USA)
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A social worker tries to get a pimp to change his ways.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Willie
Diana Sands ...
Cora
Thalmus Rasulala ...
Robert Daniels
Joyce Walker ...
Pashen
Roger Robinson ...
Bell
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Celli
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Pointer
Norma Donaldson ...
Honey
Juanita Brown ...
Sola
Royce Wallace ...
Willie's Mother
Judith Brown ...
Gorgia (as Judy Brown)
Marilyn Coleman ...
Connie
Mary Charlotte Wilcox ...
Scatback
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Pearl
Jack Bernardi ...
Willie's Lawyer
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Storyline

A social worker tries to get a pimp to change his ways.

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Chicks, Chumps, he uses 'em all. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

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R

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23 January 1974 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When Willie is talking to Cora at the end of the movie, there is a light scar along his right cheek. As he's leaving her apartment, the scar not only gets noticeably worse, but additional scars also mysteriously appear on his forehead and nose. Yet when Willie comes out of the apartment building to see his car being towed, all of the scars are gone. See more »

Crazy Credits

During the ending credits, Richard Lawson is credited as playing the role of Sugar, when in fact it is Nathaniel Taylor who plays the role. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Black Dynamite (2009) See more »

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Willie D.
Music by Gilbert Moses & J.J. Johnson
Lyric by Gilbert Moses
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Should have won Best Costume Oscar!
8 March 2004 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

After watching 100 or more blaxploitation movies in the last 10 years or so, my wife and I fell in love with this movie. You love blaxploitation for the cheesy acting, the characters, the cars, the ghetto heroes. But for this one, it's the costumes. Sure, it's got pimps, hos, bad cops, drugs and prostitution, even a ex-hooker with a heart of gold. With costume changes nearly every scene; leather, fur, satin and those hats!, this one should have taken an Oscar!

If we can find the DVD, this one goes in the permanent collection.

Mary and David


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