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Posse (1993)

R | | Western | 14 May 1993 (USA)
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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From the director of "New Jack City" See more »

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Western

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Rated R for strong violence and sexuality, and for language | See all certifications »
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14 May 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Posse: A Vingança de Jessie Lee  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$18,290,000 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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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

Before the camera leaves him, Little J (who is supposed to be dead) can be seen blinking his open eye. See more »

Quotes

Father Time: You sure is the kind that would fart in the bathtub and turn round and bite the bubble.
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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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Followed by Los Locos (1997) See more »

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Ride of Your Life
(instrumental version)
Written by Mario Van Peebles
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It's the Posse...
15 July 2000 | by (Palo Alto, California) – See all my reviews

After repeated viewings, I think Posse is an underrated film. Sure, some of the characters(at times)implausibly speak present day lingo, but the majority of the film is the pure west.

It's no oscar winner, (much more harder-edge in the writing was needed) but it does its job, (as does the beautiful Salli Richardson!)


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