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The Six Thousand Dollar Nigger (1978)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi  |  22 December 1978 (USA)
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Complete credited cast:
Steve Gallon ...
Steve (as Wildman Steve)
Joycelyn Norris ...
Peggy
Benny Latimore ...
Bob
Peter Conrad ...
Dr. Dippy
Lee Cross ...
Jim
Wild Savage ...
Monica
Addie Williams ...
Maid
John A. Jacobs ...
Drunk
Larry Hannah ...
Kojac
Eric Gregory Gallon ...
Fats
Herbert Murray ...
Rufus
Janine Cracchiolo ...
Saleswoman #1
L. Dea Towers ...
Saleswoman #2
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Super Soul Brother was originally going to be the "Black Superman". However, it ended up an action comedy. Wildman Steve plays a bum who agrees to allow an experimental drug to be administered to him. What he doesn't realize is that the doctor who's doing the experiment is a criminal, trying to create an unstoppable thief that's immune to bullets. Steve gains all the powers that Superman has, and after getting his revenge against all those who harassed him on the street, discovers the truth about the doctor's plans for him. Written by Andrew Shearer <shemp77@hotmail.com>

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Don't go the the grave without viewing.
10 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Don't listen to any of these bad reviews. This is one of the finest films of the 20th century. I'm not joking, either. Like nothing your ears have ever heard. Like nothing your eyes have ever seen. This flick exists in a world of it's own, no comparisons will do. Not much action to speak of, nor any budget. Probably not even a script. But, oh, what it does possess. Your imagination couldn't possibly conjure a mental picture of the goings on. I ain't going to spoil anything, but if you're tired of viewing the REAL garbage that passes for film these days, then this is the landfill to wallow in. If you don't dig this go watch Tom Hanks' Punchline.


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