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J.D.'s Revenge (1976)

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A docile black law student is possessed by a 1940's mobster in mid 1970s New Orleans, Louisiana. The mobster seeks revenge upon the people who killed him and his sister.

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Arthur Marks

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Jaison Starkes
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Glynn Turman ... Isaac
Louis Gossett Jr. ... Rev. Elija Bliss (as Lou Gossett)
Joan Pringle ... Christella
Carl W. Crudup ... Tony (as Carl Crudup)
Julian Christopher ... Carl (as James Louis Watkins)
Fred Pinkard Fred Pinkard ... Theotis Bliss
Jo Anne Meredith Jo Anne Meredith ... Sara Divine
Alice Jubert Alice Jubert ... Roberta Bliss / Betty Jo
David McKnight ... J.D. Walker
Stephanie Faulkner Stephanie Faulkner ... Phyllis
Fuddle Bagley Fuddle Bagley ... Enoch Land
Earl Billings ... Capt. Turner
Paul Galloway Paul Galloway ... Garage Man
Barbara Tasker Barbara Tasker ... Sheryl
Tom Alden Tom Alden ... Higgins
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A docile black law student is possessed by a 1940's mobster in mid 1970s New Orleans, Louisiana. The mobster seeks revenge upon the people who killed him and his sister. Written by du proserpio <tonypuma@hotmail.com>

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He came back from the dead to possess a man's soul, make love to his woman, and get the Vengeance he craved! See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

MGM

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 August 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Reincarnation of J.D. Walker See more »

Filming Locations:

Richmond, Virginia, USA See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Some sources mistakenly list Prince (Rogers Nelson), for the soundtrack, confusing him with the film's composer, Robert Prince. See more »

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Featured in American Grindhouse (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

I Will Never Let You Go
Lyrics by Joseph A. Greene
Music by Robert Prince and Joseph A. Greene
Sung by Joseph A. Greene
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This movie is a collector's item in my opinion.
23 February 2008 | by donniearpsSee all my reviews

I saw this movie when it first hit the big screen in the mid 70's. I enjoyed it so much that Glenn Turman was the first actor I was inspired to do research on. When I found out he was married to Aretha Franklin, I really kept up with him. This is one of those flicks I can enjoy with company even if they've seen it before. One of those movies you can enjoy two or three times a year , like "The Five Heartbeats". I'm talking classic. It must have had some strong financial backing because the production quality was beautiful also. I don't have it in my sparse collection yet, but I'm going to get it. I don't know what it'll cost but if I have to, I'll pay as much as $20.00 for it. I know a few people I'd like to treat to a viewing of JD's Revenge.


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