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Brotherhood of Death (1976)

A group of black Vietnam vets go up against the Ku Klux Klan.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roy Jefferson ...
Raymond Moffat
Le Tari ...
Ned Tiese
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Junior Moffat (as Haskell Anderson)
Mike Thomas ...
Newt Biggars
Michael Hodge ...
Ace
Ron David ...
Leroy Winniford
Rick Ellis ...
Harold Turner
Brian Donohue ...
Myrick
Ed Heath ...
Preacher
Mike Bass ...
Captain Quinn
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Sheriff
Kandy Hooker ...
Louise Freeman
Henry Pankey ...
Boyfriend
Mark Robinson ...
Dope Dealer Soldier
Jon Rutledge ...
Registration Clerk
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After antagonizing a Caucasian male, three black men: Raymond Moffat, Junior Moffat and Ned Tiese go on the run; join the army; fight Vietnamese; make dough selling dope; and return home to Kincaid County. They decide to assist oppressed citizens to be more assertive, and with the preacher's help, get them registered to vote. This does not auger well with minority Caucasians - who feel threatened, put on Ku Klux Klan hoods, amidst signs to 'Fight Communist and Intergration' and launch an all-out attack with impunity. Things get even more complicated when a black woman is sexually molested, a black male is blamed, and the Sheriff is shot dead, leaving corrupt lawmen and heavily armed Klansmen free to slay whoever dares to oppose them. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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When these brothers stick it to you . . . it's fatal! See more »

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September 1976 (USA)  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The blood in the final battle was actually Chef Boyardee spaghetti sauce. See more »

Soundtracks

Get Off Your High Horse
Vocals by Barbara Lann
Music Recorded by John Frey
Written by Susan Minsky, Mark Schiad
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Cool trailer, boring movie.....
4 April 2007 | by (Wilmington, North Carolina) – See all my reviews

BROTHERHOOD OF DEATH is the story of a group of black friends who return to their hometown after a stint in Vietnam. Fed up with the harassment and abuse from the "Nighthawks of the Ku Klux Klan" they decide to organize black voter registration to take control of their town. Of course, the KKK (and their pink robed Grand Cyclops!) won't stand for this, and so the battle between the Klan and the black Nam vets begins.....

With the exception of the sympathetic Sheriff, the white characters are cartoonishly evil goons. What do you expect though? The soundtrack is repetitive, but funky, if you like that sort of thing. The only thing this movie might be good at is explaining civics to a group of fifth graders. The rest of you will probably be bored to tears....

If you pick this one up, check out the beginning and the end only. Or better yet watch the trailer, as it has ALL of the good scenes from the movie condensed into about three minutes.


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