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Disco Godfather (1979)

A retired cop becomes a DJ/celebrity at the Blueberry Hill disco-- he's the "Disco Godfather!" All is well until his nephew flips out on a strange new drug that's sweeping the streets, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rudy Ray Moore ... Tucker Williams
Carol Speed ... Noel
Jimmy Lynch Jimmy Lynch ... Sweetmeat
Jerry Jones Jerry Jones ... Dr. Fred Mathis
Lady Reed Lady Reed ... Mrs. Edwards
Hawthorne James ... Stinger Ray (as James H. Hawthorne)
Frank Finn Frank Finn ... Lt. Frank Hayes
Julius Carry ... Bucky (as Julius J. Carry III)
Pat Patterson Pat Patterson ... (as Bishop Pat Patterson)
William Nutting William Nutting
Hazel Spears Hazel Spears
Theodis Williams Theodis Williams
Wesley Gale Wesley Gale ... (as West Gale)
Fitz Houston ... (as Fitzhugh Houston)
Paunita Nichols
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A retired cop becomes a DJ/celebrity at the Blueberry Hill disco-- he's the "Disco Godfather!" All is well until his nephew flips out on a strange new drug that's sweeping the streets, called "angel dust," or PCP. Disco Godfather vows "to personally come down on the suckers that's producing this shit!" He takes to the streets, slaps drug dealers and even exposes a crooked cop that is covering for the dealers. In between, he still finds time to manage the Blueberry Hill and perform. "Put a little slide in yo' glide," he pleads to the patrons, "Put some weight on it!" Disco Godfather tracks down the kingpin that is behind all the angel dust production, but not before he is kidnapped and forced to inhale PCP through a gas mask! Written by Robert B. DeSalvo <rdesalvo@earthlink.net>

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Touch him and you're dust!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

September 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Avenging Disco Godfather See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In one scene in this disco movie, the 33 1/3 LP record album cover of Saturday Night Fever (1977) is used as a cocaine bowl. See more »

Quotes

Metro Squad: [holding a shotgun on a criminal] Move and I'll blow your Afro off!
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Crazy Credits

"Put Your Weight On It" phrase copyright © Rudy Ray Moore See more »

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Referenced in Best of the Worst: Our VHS Collection (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Disco Godfather
Lyrics and Music by
Greg Middleton and Ernie Fields Jr.
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"Who's gonna watch the tits and ass shake, while the Disco Godfather fights crime?"
27 December 1998 | by B.H.I.B.See all my reviews

Disco Godfather is the best film ever (next to Death Drug and Slithis, of course. It is the story of Tucker Williams (the immortal Rudy Ray Moore), an ex-cop, who now runs the Blueberry Hill Disco joint. He is the one, and only "Disco Godfather"!! His entrance in the film is classic.

Tucker's nephew "Bucky", a talented basketball player, hooks up with the wrong crowd. One night at the disco, Bucky smokes too much angel dust, and gets really "whacked out." The Disco Godfather vows to "Really take it to the suckas that's producin' this sheeyit!" This movie has the anti PCP legacy that Death Drug tried so hard to mimic. Disco Godfather also shows Rudy Ray at his best. Listen as he says "put your weight on it" and "You stupid sonofa beeyitch!!" about 181 million times. He also gives the best delivery of the word "Damn" I have ever witnessed. Another great element of Disco Godfather is the PCP expert. This "doctor" looks like a jazz keyboardist, and he runs his own little PCP ward at the hospital. His dialouge is so choice, if you can make it out. If you can sit through this one, you will not be disappointed! Long live Dolomite!


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