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The Human Tornado (1976)

Dolemite flees to California, where he helps Queen Bee and her Kung Fu prostitutes battle a local gangster.

Director:

Cliff Roquemore

Writers:

Jerry Jones (screenplay), Rudy Ray Moore (character created by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rudy Ray Moore ... Dolemite
Lady Reed Lady Reed ... Queen Bee
Jimmy Lynch Jimmy Lynch ... Mr. Motion
Gloria Delaney Gloria Delaney ... Hurricane Annie (as Glorya De Lani)
Howard Jackson Howard Jackson ... Himself - World Karate Champion
Lord Java Lord Java ... Himself (as Java)
J.B. Baron J.B. Baron ... Sheriff Beatty
James R. Page James R. Page ... Jimmy (as James Cromartie)
Jerry Jones Jerry Jones ... Detective 'Pistol Pete' Blakeley
Ed Montgomery Ed Montgomery ... Dough
Herb Graham Herb Graham ... Cavaletti
Ernie Hudson ... Bo (as Louis Hudson)
Kathyn Hayes Kathyn Hayes ... Madam
Barbara Gerl Barbara Gerl ... Mrs. Cavaletti
Peaches Jones Peaches Jones ... T.C.
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Storyline

One of several Rudy Ray Moore films, THE HUMAN TORNADO is part of the on-going adventures of Dolemite: a signifying' super-hero. Dolemite comes to the rescue of Queen Bee, whose primarily black Nightclub is threatened by White Mafia types. Written by <minskerm@garnet.cla.sc.edu>

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Watch Out Mister...Here Comes the Twister! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dolemite II See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (CFI)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Ernie Hudson was not available for all his scenes. Therefore, a body double / look-a-like was used for a number of scenes. See more »

Goofs

Obvious lip-syncing by the male funk singer in the orange bell-bottomed jumpsuit; he repeatedly moves the mic away from his face without affecting the audio. In reality, if a singer fails to hold a stage mic at a uniform distance from his or her face, the audio volume and quality will waver drastically. See more »

Quotes

Dolemite: Bitch, are you for real?
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Alternate Versions

Two different video tape versions exist in box with same cover art, from same company. One version edits out the gay driver sequence and moves the opening credits sequence to where it would be. See more »

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Referenced in The Legend of Dolemite (1994) See more »

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Rudy Ray Moore, one of a kind!
5 January 2006 | by Golgo-13See all my reviews

What can be said about Mr. Moore? He's the godfather of rap, he's the king of the Z-level blaxploitation flicks, and here, he is back as his most famous character, Dolemite! Can you dig it? This movie is one whacked-out roller-coaster ride of politically incorrect humor, trippy kung-fu, nudity, cheese, violence, and a whole lot of other stuff you'd never find in most modern movies (or any movies, really, haha!). The stand-up routine he gives early on is not to be missed! At any rate, D2 is definitely an entertaining way to waste an hour or so. Dolemite: "He think he's bad and ain't got no class! I'm gon' rock this shotgun up his *beep* a**!"


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