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Bogard (1975)

To make money, a Los Angeles street-fighter goes to work for gangsters.


Tim Kelly (screenplay), Andrew Maisner (additional sequences) | 1 more credit »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Lawson ... Leroy Fisk
Annazette Chase ... Florence
Philip Michael Thomas ... Fletch & Boom Boom
Robert Burr Robert Burr ... Logan
Dabney Coleman ... Heineken
Charles L. Hamilton Charles L. Hamilton ... Ingo
Denise Gordy ... Bea
Richard Kaye Richard Kaye ... Earl
Ed Rue Ed Rue ... Avon
John Wesley ... Ira (as John Wesley Rodgers)
Ron Carson Ron Carson ... Big Henry
Al Checco Al Checco ... Fleichman
Joseph Ruskin ... Scarletti
Carolyn Calcote Carolyn Calcote ... Ginger
Morris Buchanan ... Farr (as Morris Buchannan)


To make money, a Los Angeles street-fighter goes to work for gangsters.

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Release Date:

14 February 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Homeboy See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Production Co:

Centaur See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Despite the New Line Cinema re-release title being "The Black Streetfighter", this film bears no connection to Shin'ichi Chiba's series of martial arts pictures, including The Street Fighter (1974) (The Streetfighter) and Sister Street Fighter (1974) (Sister Streetfighter). This retitling was done only to capitalize on the success of the popular 'Streetfighter' series. See more »

Alternate Versions

The 18-rated UK release of this film was cut by 18 seconds by the BBFC. See more »


Referenced in You Might Be the Killer (2018) See more »


L.A. Grey
Performed by Geraldine Kaye
Lyrics by Richard Kaye
Music by Denny McReynolds
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We should start a blaxploitation movie watcher club
15 October 2006 | by drtturnerSee all my reviews

I actually bested an earlier writer's bargain by buying this brand new in a shrink wrap for $1 at a dollar store. I regret that the cover art is a close up face pic that is generic and close up to where he looks like anybody else with an Afro and full mustache. I much more prefer the super hero pic that is sported on this page. The movie was middling, not as stellar as Shaft, Truck Turner and Superfly, but certainly above Fred Williamson's Joashua AKA Black Rider, which had it's potential retarded by one of the most inept music scores of all time. Black Fist has a competent soundtrack moving from a Liza Minelli/ Barbara Streisand sound alike crooning an opening homage to the lead character then moving to lush instrumentals with violins that would have made Barry White proud. The lead star looks familiar. In my case, I recently saw him in Burt Reynold's Stick, but I was surprised to find that he has only treaded on notoriety playing in many TV shows. He is somewhat similar to the guy who played on WXRP in Cinncinatti as well as The Brother from the Love Boat, which also makes him seem familiar. I thought his hero was decent with the exception of an opening scene that seemed out of character in which he stuttered when first confronted but then nonsensibly and unexplainably he was confident and confrontational seconds later ( a blooper perhaps). Speaking of bloopers, there is a scene early on when the Gerald Levert looking henchman pulls a gun on Leroy and behind him and clearly in site you see a second yes man who has a gun pointed at the Levert lookalike. It is subtle, but makes no sense 1 henchman pointing a gun at his partner. Perhaps improvised by an overzealous actor who wanted to extend his limited screen time. The actress who plays the love interest is more than adequate for an overall good film.

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