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In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big.

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Flyguy
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Ma Bell
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Cheryl
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Mr. Big
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Lt. Baker
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George James ...
Bruno
Marc Figueroa ...
Knuckles
Robert Colbert ...
Farrell
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Storyline

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 Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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It's tough to be a black hero.

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Action | Comedy

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Release Date:

23 February 1989 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

I'm Gonna Git You, Sucka  »

Box Office

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$13,030,057 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Eddie Murphy came up with the original idea and the title for the film during a conversation with Keenen Ivory Wayans. Wayans asked Murphy's permission to use the idea. See more »

Goofs

In the "you can never have enough" scene when the guys are getting armed to go rescue Cheryl, when Hammer picks up the 2 shotguns his jacket disappears and reappears. See more »

Quotes

Willie: I heard you screamin' from all the way over there, and...
Leonard: I wasn't screamin', all right?
Willie: But I heard you...
Leonard: I wasn't screamin'! I was whistling!
Willie: You was whistling "Willie, help get this bitch off of me"?
Leonard: Yeah!
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

References Three the Hard Way (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

He's a Flyguy
Written by Curtis Mayfield
Produced by Curtis Mayfield & David Kahne
Performed by Curtis Mayfield & Fishbone
Courtesy of Curtom Records of Atlanta, Inc.
Fishbone Appears Courtesy of CBS Records
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Not Much I can Say that Hasn't been Said....
13 November 2005 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

In all the other post about this incredible classic comedy, but after reading everyone's favorite parts, I can't believe that NO ONE mentioned Anne Marie Johnsons part as the disassembling slut.

Along with the broken pimped-out shoes, Here are my favorite scenes:

The Pimp of the Year award.

One rib. ("I sure am hungry").

NOoooooo!!Cramps!!.

The demonic woman starting her period.

The Stairs or the window.

OH Damn, let's just say this is one of my all time favorite comedies. Keenan Wayans freshman venture into directing was among his best.


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