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The Human Tornado (1976)

 -  Action | Comedy | Drama  -  2 October 1976 (USA)
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One of several Rudy Ray Moore films, THE HUMAN TORNADO is part of the on-going adventures of Dolemite: a signifying' super-hero. Dolemite comes to the rescue of Queen Bee, whose primarily ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rudy Ray Moore ...
Lady Reed ...
Jimmy Lynch ...
Mr. Motion
Gloria Delaney ...
Hurricane Annie (as Glorya De Lani)
Howard Jackson ...
Himself - World Karate Champion
Lord Java ...
Himself (as Java)
J.B. Baron ...
Sheriff Beatty
James Cromartie ...
Jimmy
Jerry Jones ...
Detective 'Pistol Pete' Blakeley
Ed Montgomery ...
Dough
Herb Graham ...
Cavaletti
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Bo (as Louis Hudson)
Kathyn Hayes ...
Madam
Barbara Gerl ...
Mrs. Cavaletti
Peaches Jones ...
T.C.
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One of several Rudy Ray Moore films, THE HUMAN TORNADO is part of the on-going adventures of Dolemite: a signifying' super-hero. Dolemite comes to the rescue of Queen Bee, whose primarily black Nightclub is threatened by White Mafia types. Written by <minskerm@garnet.cla.sc.edu>

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Nerve-shattering ...Brain-battering ...Mind-splattering ...A ONE MAN DISASTER!


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About 15 minutes or so into the film, as Dolemite is being chased by the Sheriff (because he got caught in bed with said Sheriff's wife), you can see the Hollywood sign as they drive through the upper roads of Griffith Park... and then they talk about how they have to get moving out to California. See more »

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Mobster #1: This place gives me the creeps. Why do you think the boss uses this as our hideout?
Mobster #2: He likes the old lady. He get his kicks watching her torture pretty broads.
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Referenced in The Legend of Dolemite (1994) See more »

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Probably one of the Greatest Movies of the 1970's
12 July 2003 | by (Ocelot, Iowa) – See all my reviews

A must for any film buff of any era. How can you ignore Ernie Hudson's motion picture debut. Rudy Ray Moore, did so much, with so little. Some studio needs to put him to work again.

The film is great, Jimmy Lynch is amazing. Lady Reed is wonderful. Rudy is at his best. Bring in Howard Jackson was a great move to see real, authentic martial arts.

Far ahead of its time.


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