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TNT Jackson (1974)

R | | Action | 17 January 1975 (USA)
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A young karate expert searches for her brother's killer in Hong Kong.

Director:

Cirio H. Santiago (as Cirio Santiago)

Writers:

Dick Miller, Ken Metcalfe (as Ken Metcalf)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jeannie Bell ... Diana 'T.N.T.' Jackson (as Jeanne Bell)
Stan Shaw ... Charlie
Pat Anderson ... Elaine
Ken Metcalfe ... Sid (as Ken Metcalf)
Max Alvarado Max Alvarado
Chiquito Chiquito ... Dynamite Wong
Percy Gordon Percy Gordon
Imelda Ilanan Imelda Ilanan ... Joe's Assistant
Chris Cruz Chris Cruz
Leo Martinez ... (as Leo Martin)
Joonee Gamboa ... (as John Gamble)
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Storyline

Her name is Diana Jackson, but you can call her T.N.T. When T.N.T.'s brother is killed by ruthless drug dealers, the beautiful young karate expert goes to the most dangerous part of Chinatown to find the killer. In trouble with the law since she was 13, T.N.T. wants no help from the pigs; but she does befriend a Chinaman named Joe, whose impressive martial arts skills prove useful more than once. In her quest for the killer, she'll meet the white drug lord, Sid; Elaine, his bitchy girlfriend; his suspicious Chinese assistant, Ming; and Charlie, his handsome black assistant with criminal ambitions of his own. Before her search is over, she'll find herself making love to Charlie, trading insults with Elaine, and fighting criminals while nude and in the dark. Just call her T.N.T. Written by J. Spurlin

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Action

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

Philippines | USA

Language:

Filipino | English | Tagalog

Release Date:

17 January 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dynamite Jackson See more »

Filming Locations:

Hong Kong, China See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Writer Dick Miller worked on many Rodger Corman films, heading such classics as "Bucket of Blood". See more »

Goofs

When TNT Jackson fights a roomful of men topless, she is wearing small black panties. During the fight, she makes a leaping attack while wearing bigger white panties. When she lands, she's wearing the black panties again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Stag Jackson: Hey, brother, how you doin'?
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Referenced in Munchies (1987) See more »

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She's a one mama massacre squad!
21 January 2005 | by skutbagSee all my reviews

I managed to pick this up in a sale for one pound; thought it looked like a laugh and bought it.

Just finished watching it and would thoroughly recommend it to blaxploitation/kung fu/trash movie fans. The dialogue is frequently laughable, the plot is predictable, and there are some bad editing and post-production flaws in dubbing. Effects are generally pants, except for one slow motion sequence with butterfly knives; which I particularly liked. You also have a dodgy sex scene.

But on the other hand, the action scenes are pretty good with some innovative sequences and 'special moves'. The music is also great especially for fans of groove/funk.

This movie has everything you'd expect from a trashy kung fu movie- crime lords, Afros, revenge, flares and of course EVERYONE knows a bit of kung fu. It's only about 60 minutes long and if you can pick it up on the cheap then do so!


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