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I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)

In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big.

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Storyline

Jack Spade returns home from the army in his old ghetto neighborhood when his brother, Junebug dies from O.G. - over gold. Jack declares war on Mr. Big, powerful local crime lord. His army is led by John Slade, his childhood idol who used to fight bad guys in the '70s. Written by lisakoffler1967@gmail.com

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It's tough to be a black hero. See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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Release Date:

23 February 1989 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

I'm Gonna Git You, Sucka  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$543,588, 16 December 1988, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$13,030,057
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The song that played by the band behind Bernie Casey while he walks was the theme song of the movie Shaft (1971) which was sung by his co-star Isaac Hayes. See more »

Goofs

During the Soul Train line dance, Cheryl kicks people in the face with her white boots. At the end of the dance, her boots are black. See more »

Quotes

Flyguy: My bitch better have my money/Through rain, sleet, or snow/My whore better have my money/Not half, not some, but all my cash/'Cause if she don't,/I'm gonna put my foot in her ass.
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Crazy Credits

Kung Fu Joe (Steve James) crawls up to a cop at the scene of the film's final confrontation: "Slade. I must find Slade." [rips off his shirt] "Kung Fu Joe is here!" Cop: "Sorry buddy. They've already gone." [walks away] Kung Fu Joe: [calls after him] "Yo brother, do you got a bandaid?" See more »

Connections

Featured in A Century of Black Cinema (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

War
Written by Norman Whitfield & Barrett Strong
Produced by Norman Whitfield
Performed by Edwin Starr
Courtesy of Motown Record Co.
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Not Much I can Say that Hasn't been Said....
13 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

In all the other post about this incredible classic comedy, but after reading everyone's favorite parts, I can't believe that NO ONE mentioned Anne Marie Johnsons part as the disassembling slut.

Along with the broken pimped-out shoes, Here are my favorite scenes:

The Pimp of the Year award.

One rib. ("I sure am hungry").

NOoooooo!!Cramps!!.

The demonic woman starting her period.

The Stairs or the window.

OH Damn, let's just say this is one of my all time favorite comedies. Keenan Wayans freshman venture into directing was among his best.


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