A group of mostly black infantrymen return from the Spanish-American War with a cache of gold. They travel to the West where their leader searches for the men who lynched his father.

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A group of mostly black infantrymen return from the Spanish-American War with a cache of gold. They travel to the West where their leader searches for the men who lynched his father. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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The Untold Story of the Wild West See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and sexuality, and for language | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

14 May 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Posse: A Vingança de Jessie Lee  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$18,290,000 (USA)
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Trivia

A production assistant was specifically assigned to follow Tone Loc around between set-ups as he constantly wandered off-set, usually to the craft service table. See more »

Goofs

The opening and closing shots feature all six members of Jesse Lee's posse posing together for a photograph (The Storyteller uses the picture to introduce the characters). All six characters are never on screen together and Father Time is introduced just as Angel is killed. See more »

Quotes

Father Time: Mister... I don't know you. But when I get through with you, won't nobody know you.
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Crazy Credits

This film is dedicated to the memory of Rev. King David Lee (1883-1979) and Abe Richardson (1861-1961) See more »

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Features Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) See more »

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Free At Last
Written by David Baerwald and David Ricketts
Performed by David + David
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Finally, a western with originality!!
28 December 1999 | by (Allentown, PA) – See all my reviews

"Posse" is a great movie!! It's basically something nobody has tried before: telling the tales of the first great black cowboys. Mario Van Peebles wears both hats as he works as both an actor and director for this film, about a black infantrymen named Jessie Lee leading his fellow troopers into battling white supremacists and his former commanding officer (played with slimy exception by Billy Zane). "Posse" has everything a good western should have: great gun-fights, cool performances (especially by Van Peebles, Stephen Baldwin, and Big Daddy Kane) and a triumphant ending.


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