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Brotherhood of Death (1976)

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



(screenplay), (story) (as Ronald K. Goldman)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Roy Jefferson ...
Raymond Moffat
Le Tari ...
Ned Tiese
Junior Moffat (as Haskell Anderson)
Mike Thomas ...
Newt Biggars
Michael Hodge ...
Ron David ...
Leroy Winniford
Rick Ellis ...
Harold Turner
Brian Donohue ...
Ed Heath ...
Mike Bass ...
Captain Quinn
Kandy Hooker ...
Louise Freeman
Henry Pankey ...
Mark Robinson ...
Dope Dealer Soldier
Jon Rutledge ...
Registration Clerk


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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Release Date:

September 1976 (USA)  »

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$250,000 (estimated)

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Did You Know?


Roy Jefferson, Frank Grant, Larry Jones, Dennis Johnson, Mike Bass, and 'Mike Thomas (V)' were members of the Washington Redskins. Executive producer Ronald Goldman decided to use football players as actors because he believed that the acting in blaxploitation films was poor. So by using football players, he could pay them less than professional actors, use their celebrity for publicity, and get the same result. Goldman had connections to the Washington Redskins. See more »


Get Off Your High Horse
Vocals by Barbara Lann
Music Recorded by John Frey
Written by Susan Minsky, Mark Schiad
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Ku Klux Klan, Guerilla Tactics, and a Funkaliscious Soundtrack
31 October 2006 | by (Bangladesh) – See all my reviews

The story of 3 friends who go through the Vietnam War, and return to the deep south, only to have to fight the white supremacists back home. They fight fire with fire. There's no pacifism in this flick starring 3 different 1970's NFL stars. All in all this is a one-dimensional story of racism, and I have no huge desire to ever see this again. It is run of the mill good black men against evil white supremacists, the same story we have seen a million times before. It does have some good shootouts, and clever tricks, and the funk music never stops, but all in all nothing spectacular. However if you are a fan of Blaxploitation check out; you might get more out of it than me.

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