Jack Spade returns from the army in his old ghetto neighbourhood when his brother, June Bug, dies. Jack declares war on Mr. Big, powerful local crimelord. His army is led by John Slade, his childhood idol who used to fight bad guys in the 70s. Written by
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It's tough to be a black hero.
Did You Know?
In the scene where Kalinga's wife (Eve Plumb
) meets Jack Spade and the kids want to watch TV after finishing their homework, the theme song to The Brady Bunch
, in which Plumb played Jan Brady, can be heard in the background. See more
When Cheryl identifies herself as Junebug's widow at his burial, the A/V is mismatched when she says, "He was my husband." See more
What makes you think you can be a Black hero?
I'm an ex-football player.
Kung Fu Joe (Steve James) crawls up to a cop at the scene of the film's final confrontation: "Slade. I must find Slade." [rips off his shirt] "Kung Fu Joe is here!" Cop: "Sorry buddy. They've already gone." [walks away] Kung Fu Joe: [calls after him] "Yo brother, do you got a bandaid?" See more
Featured in Century of Black Cinema
"This Beat Is Military"
Written by V. Lynch Jr.
Produced by Bobby 'Bobcat' Ervin
Performed by K-9 Posse
Courtesy of Arista Records See more