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Black Samurai (1977)

R  |   |  Action, Crime  |  February 1977 (USA)
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Robert Sand, agent of D.R.A.G.O.N. (Defense Reserve Agency Guardian Of Nations), is playing tennis on his vacation with a beautiful black girl, when his commanding officers ask him to save a Chinese girl who happens to be Sand's girlfriend, and the daughter of a top Eastern Ambassador. The ransom for the abduction was the secret for a terrific new weapon - the freeze bomb - but the 'Warlock' ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Robert Sand
Bill Roy ...
Janicot
Roberto Contreras ...
Chavez
Marilyn Joi ...
Synne
Essie Lin Chia ...
Toki Konuma
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Pines
Charles Grant ...
Bone
Jace Khan ...
Jace
Erwin Fuller ...
Bodyguard
Peter Dane ...
Farnsworth
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Rheinhardt
Cowboy Lang ...
Himself
Little Tokyo ...
Himself
Jerry Marin ...
Shotgun Spiro
Alfonzo Walters ...
Leopard Man
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Robert Sand, agent of D.R.A.G.O.N. Defense Reserve Agency Guardian Of Nations, is playing tennis on his vacation with a beautiful black girl, when his commanding officers ask him to save a Chinese girl named Toki who happens to be Sand's girlfriend, and the daughter of a top Eastern Ambassador. The ransom for the abduction was the secret for a terrific new weapon - the freeze bomb - but the 'Warlock' behind the deed is also into the business of drug dealing and Voodoo ritual murders. The search takes him from Hong Kong to California through Miami, and plenty of action, against bad men, bad girl, and bad animals. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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The Cool Master of Kung-Fu and Karate!

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Trivia

Jim Kelly also choreographed the martial arts scenes. See more »

Goofs

During the jet-pack sequence, the handles of the jet-pack constantly switch between being horizontally and vertically aligned. See more »

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Robert Sand: Surprise Monkeys!
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References Thunderball (1965) See more »

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25 September 2004 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

Thats about how I would sum up this bad boy. I'm a big Jim Kelly fan and believe Black Belt Jones to be one of the great movies of the genre. This movie is not on the same level but was enjoyable in an extremely odd way. The terrible acting and dialogue, and special effects weren't surprising. But the bad fight scenes were. Especially when you consider Jim's talent and charisma. Seriously, they were terrible. I'm not sure who was responsible for the "editing," but they should never work in movies again. Even as a clerk at Blockbuster. The action doesn't make sense, people suddenly jump across the screen, sound overlays don't match up to the action on the screen and the overall fight choreography is awful. Apparently Jim was the only legit martial artist in this movie. Go into it with the right attitude of enjoying a terrible and cheesy movie and you'll have fun. But if you want to see him in a much better movie, try Black Belt Jones, Three the Hard Way, and even Hot Potato. I wish Jim had made more movies where he had sufficient backing.


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