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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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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (CFI)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

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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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Yes this film is great
28 June 2002 | by ElbowSee all my reviews

Rudy does it again with this hot off the streets follow up to Dolemite. This entry is filled with the requisite Rudy Ray Moore raunch, humor and martial arts. Rudy eludes a crazy red-neck sheriff in this movie that also features an infamous scene where Rudy dives down a steep hill. See it for laughs and for a brain-blasting hit of Blaxploitation magic.


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