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Black Gunn (1972)

A black militant group robs a Mafia bookie joint and also steals the incriminating ledgers which, in turn, prompts retaliation from the mob.

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Robert Shearer (original screenplay), Robert Hartford-Davis (original story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Brown ... Gunn
Martin Landau ... Capelli
Brenda Sykes ... Judith
Luciana Paluzzi ... Toni
Vida Blue Vida Blue ... Sam Green
Stephen McNally ... Laurento
Keefe Brasselle ... Winman
Timothy Brown ... Larry
William Campbell ... Rico
Bernie Casey ... Seth
Gary Conway ... Adams
Chuck Daniel Chuck Daniel ... Mel
Tommy Davis Tommy Davis ... Webb
Rick Ferrell Rick Ferrell ... Jimpy
Bruce Glover ... Ray Kriley
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A successful and popular nightclub owner who believes financial independence is the path to equality and success, must act as a go-between for militant-minded brother and the white gang syndicate hisbrother has attacked and robbed. Their involvements lead to a breathless race course chase, the destruction of a dopepusher and a violent waterfront climax. Written by Anonymous

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It's a life for a life when Black Gunn lays it on The Mob! See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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English

Release Date:

15 March 1973 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Gunn la gachette See more »

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Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Jim Brown is his usual badass self in Black Gunn
8 February 2012 | by tavmSee all my reviews

Just watched this Jim Brown action movie on the Crackle site. He plays Gunn, a nightclub owner who vows vengeance after his brother-because of his involvement in a robbery-gets killed. Unlike most blaxploitation movies, this one takes it's time in developing the story though it threatens to get monotonous when sequences get too talky. Of the supporting cast, the most interesting player to me was Jim Watkins playing the only black officer-in this case, Lt. Ken Hopper-who is firm but fair in his dealings with Gunn. My favorite scene was the one where a couple of white women staying at his girlfriend's house start putting the moves on him before that girlfriend shoos them away but not before Gunn's shirt came off! Ooh, yeah! So on that note, Black Gunn is highly recommended.


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