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Dolemite (1975)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  26 April 1975 (USA)
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Dolemite is a pimp who was set up by Willie Greene and the cops, who have planted drugs, stolen furs, and guns in his trunk and got him sentenced to 20 years in jail. One day, Queen B and a... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rudy Ray Moore ...
D'Urville Martin ...
Willie Green
Jerry Jones ...
Blakeley
Lady Reed ...
Brenda DeLong ...
Dolemite Girl
Terri Mosley ...
Dolemite Girl
Marilyn Shaw ...
Dolemite Girl
Lynell Smith ...
Dolemite Girl
Vera Howard ...
Dolemite Girl
Joy Martin ...
Dolemite Girl
Jana Bisbing ...
Dolemite Girl
Brenda Banks ...
Dolemite Girl
Pat Haywood ...
Dolemite Girl
René Van Clief ...
Dolemite Girl (as Rene Van Clief)
Pat Jones ...
Dolemite Girl
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Storyline

Dolemite is a pimp who was set up by Willie Greene and the cops, who have planted drugs, stolen furs, and guns in his trunk and got him sentenced to 20 years in jail. One day, Queen B and a warden planned to get him out of Jail and get Willie Green and Mitchell busted for what they did to him. However, Dolemite is no stupid man and has a lot of warriors backing him, such as his call girls, who are Karate Experts--and lots more.... Written by Ali Jordana M/kungfulay19

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With his All-Girl Army of Kung Fu Killers. See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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26 April 1975 (USA)  »

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$100,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Dolemite is a play on dolomite, a naturally occurring mineral that consists of calcium and magnesium. See more »

Goofs

As Dolemite's girls are driving him home from prison, they notice a car following them. Dolemite has them pull around a curve, gets out and waits for the killers to pull up. Just before he comes up in back of them and shoots them, the shadow of not only the camera, but the tripod it's mounted on and a crew member standing next to it, apparently scratching his head, are clearly visible on the street just behind Dolemite. See more »

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[repeated line]
Dolemite: Can you dig it?
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I got your "boy" hangin,' you no-business, born insecure, jock-jawed, motha fuckas!
28 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What a trip down memory lane.

Do not look for great acting, believable plot lines, or anything resembling a quality movie.

This is pure blaxploitation at it's finest. Outrageous outfits, unrepeatable dialog, objectification of women, and the sleaziest cops you can imagine.

This vanity piece by the "Godfather of Rap," Rudy Ray Moore, who left us for good last week is the standard by which all blaxploitation is measured.

You not only see blaxploitation at it's finest, but get glimpses of his comedy genius, and see why his records were kept under the counter.


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