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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jack Spade
... John Slade
... Flyguy
... Kung Fu Joe
... Hammer
... Slammer
... Ma Bell
... Cheryl
... Mr. Big
... Lt. Baker
... Willie
... Leonard
George James ... Bruno
Marc Figueroa ... Knuckles
... Farrell
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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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23 February 1989 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

I'm Gonna Git You, Sucka  »

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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 actors playing the little boy and little girl reading the book report are only 3 months different in age. See more »

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After Slade introduces his band for his theme music to Jack, the drummer is very clearly not touching the drums as he waves the drum sticks. See more »

Quotes

Jack Spade: Mr. Big is gonna pay. And if I see those little Evans midgets, they ass is mine. I'm - it's payback! It's payback And Lois Mitchell? You know, she snuck me! She snuck me! In fifth grade, you - I was eatin' my Jello when you hit me, baby, but...
Cheryl: Jack, they were just kids!
Jack Spade: Look, a family full of midgets is not considered kids. That's a gang!
Cheryl: Jack, wait a minute! Jack, getting yourself killed is not gonna prove anything!
Jack Spade: It proves I can beat a woman and some midgets.
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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 »

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Referenced in The Simpsons: The Twisted World of Marge Simpson (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Jack of Spades
Written & Performed by KRS-One (as KRS-ONE)
For Boogie Down Productions
Courtesy of Jive Records
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HaHaHa,Gasp! Wheeze!hahahahaha
8 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

I really feel sorry for those who don't "get" this movie. I believe that it is the best of the parody genre, I've ever seen. I stoically believe in my critique because I've seen every movie that "Sucka" parodied. I grew up watching blaxploitation films. They were being cranked out at blinding speed at that time, and the highlight of my circle of friends, was planning our Friday nights around the premieres and plotting which "superfine" guy with the biggest Afro would take us out. I was in junior high school and life was good. Fast-forward 15 years to 1988 (I saw this film for the first time in the year of its release), where my memories were jumpstarted and slapped into a frenzy of flashbacks. Recalling particular scenes of movies that at the tender age of 14 I had taken seriously, and now saw how funny and ridiculous they were. For example: the demonic PMS scene was reminiscent of "Abby",our version of The Exorcist, or Kung Fu Joe spoofing "Three The Hard Way". Wayans spoofery of those films along with the then-timely use of 'truck jewelry' as an inciting incident in this film was much too much for me to take. I laughed till I had to take a puff from my inhaler (and I don't even have asthma!)I'm sure this film will seem funny to those who never experienced the blaxploitation scene from its inception. But for those who did, you will laugh yo'ass off, you jive-turkey,you! P.S.A recent viewing of this film gave me the idea to have what we call '70's parties. We now dress up twice a year with all the Afro wigs, white lipstick, and crocheted mini's we can find. We have a blast and quote some of the worst dialogue ever written. Who says movies aren't inspirational?


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