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Welcome Home Brother Charles (1975)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Horror  |  November 1975 (USA)
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A proud black man does time in jail where he is subjected to heinous experiments. Once released, he goes about extracting vengeance on those who put him in prison. This includes both ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marlo Monte ...
Charles Murray
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Carmen
Stan Kamber ...
Jim
Tiffany Peters ...
Christina Freeman
Ben Bigelow ...
Harry Freeman
Jake Carter ...
N.D.
Jackie Ziegler ...
Twyla
Ed Sander ...
Judge
Teri Hayden ...
Judge's Wife
Stephen Schenck ...
Prosecutor
Kamala James ...
Prosecutor's Wife
Mordo Dana ...
Physician
Elizabeth McAlpine ...
Mrs. Simpson
Jack Gregory ...
Psychiatrist
Geraldine Marble ...
Charles' Mother
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A proud black man does time in jail where he is subjected to heinous experiments. Once released, he goes about extracting vengeance on those who put him in prison. This includes both seducing their women and murdering them by a mysterious means. Then the hook is revealed - his murder weapon is his own genitals which are now enormous and super powered as a result of the experiments he endured in prison. You heard me right; he kills with his penis and you see it all! Written by Stewmungous <swattson@ic.sunysb.edu>

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Soul Vengeance DVD Editied Rel;ease distorts the original film.
17 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

DVD release of the Original Blaxploitation Film, which I saw in the theater the day of its releas, is badly edited and cut. There are bleeps. Worse, several of the murders are excised. Xenon Productions can do better. In its original release as Welcome Home, Brother Charles this film was surely the most tasteless film ever made in the history of film-making-----the acme of the Black Phallic Worship begun by Kyle Onstott in his book, Mandingo and culminating in Scott Poulson-Bryant's recently released study, "Hung!" Since the Edits, the film renamed Soul Vengeance has been reduced to being only ONE of the most Tastelessfilms ever produced. Mr Fanaka ought to be ashamed of himself and demand that the original film be re-issued--UNCUT and UNDILUTED. Yours in Blaxploitation films, Ebony Ivory.


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