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Trouble Man (1972)

Things begin to unravel when a supercool black fixer is hired to straighten out some crooks.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Mr. T
... Chalky
... Pete
... Captain Joe Marx (as Bill Smithers)
... Cleo
... Big
... Jimmy
Wayne Storm ... Frank
Akili Jones ... Chi
Vince Howard ... Preston
Stack Pierce ... Collie
Lawrence Cook ... Buddy (as Larry Cook)
... Macy
Rick Ferrell ... Pindar
James 'Texas Blood' Brown ... Wesley
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It seems that masked men are knocking over the floating crap games of Chalky and Pete. Chalky and Pete hire the cool, loose, elegant Mr. T to fix things. Then, the masked manipulators set up the death of a collector for a rival gang lord. It looks like it's up to T to keep a gang war from breaking out, keep the police off his back, and earn his fee from Chalky and Pete. Then things get complicated. A pool hall, a boxing gym, women's well-furnished apartments, and the mean streets of L.A. give T room to sort out what seems from what is. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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His friends call him Mr. T. His enemies call for mercy! See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

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14 April 1973 (Japan)  »

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Detective g  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Deluxe)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Mr. T's car is a 1972 Lincoln Continental Mark IV 2-door hardtop. MSRP was $8,640 ($51,800 in 2017). See more »

Goofs

When Big is shot in the pool hall sitting in the chair, a small chain on his ankle is attached to the floor. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Bikini Baby: When am I gonna see you again, baby?
Mr. T: I'm gonna have to think about that, girl.
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Crazy Credits

The 20th Century Fox logo does not appear at the beginning. Instead we get an opening credit saying "Twentieth Century-Fox Presents". See more »

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Referenced in Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The 1970s (2002) See more »

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Trouble Man
(uncredited)
Composed and performed by Marvin Gaye
Arranged by Dale Oehler
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"He's got two guns: one to stop trouble, and one to make it!
14 December 1998 | by See all my reviews

One badass flick, man!

T defines cool!

He wears 600$ suits, drives a 10,000$ car. Raised in the streets he's been a man since he was a kid!

If you rub him the wrong way, he'll blow up in your face!


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