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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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The Untold Story of the Wild West 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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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$18,290,000 (USA)
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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 »

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There is a modern USA Flag (with 50 stars) flying outside the school in Freemanville. See more »

Quotes

King David: Nicodemus was a prophet, at least, he was wise, for he told of battles to come.How we trembled with fear as he turned up his eyes, and we heeded the shake of his thumb bought for a bagful of gold.
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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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References For a Few Dollars More (1965) See more »

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If I Knew You at All
Written by Joseph Vitarelli
Performed by Salli Richardson-Whitfield
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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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