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The Human Tornado (1976)

A flabby black comedian defends his community from attacks by stereotyped whites.

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Cliff Roquemore

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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dolemite II See more »

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Comedian International See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color (CFI)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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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

Gay driver: You need a ride, honey? Well, I'll tell you what I'll do... I'll give you a ride... for a ride! Hee! Hee! Hee!
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Great 70's movie
21 June 2003 | by spider-20See all my reviews

I've not only seen this movie but I bought it! I like the fact that it has everything you'd expect to see in a 70's era movie: kung-fu, sex, crooked cops and all the funky clothes you ever wished to see.

If you like low budget 70's movies, it doesn't get any better than this!

Check it out.


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