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Posse (1993)

A group of mostly black infantrymen return from the Spanish-American War with a cache of gold. They travel to the West where their leader searches for the men who lynched his father.

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Mario Van Peebles
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mario Van Peebles ... Jesse Lee
Stephen Baldwin ... Jimmy J. 'Little J' Teeters
Charles Lane ... Weezie
Tommy 'Tiny' Lister ... Obobo (as Tiny Lister)
Big Daddy Kane ... Father Time
Billy Zane ... Colonel Graham
Blair Underwood ... Carver
Melvin Van Peebles ... Papa Joe
Salli Richardson-Whitfield ... Lana (as Salli Richardson)
Tone Loc ... Angel
Pam Grier ... Phoebe
Vesta Williams Vesta Williams ... Vera (as Vesta)
Isaac Hayes ... Cable
Richard Jordan ... Sheriff Bates
Paul Bartel ... Mayor Bigwood
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A group of mostly black infantrymen return from the Spanish-American War with a cache of gold. They travel to the West where their leader searches for the men who lynched his father. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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The Untold Story of the Wild West See more »

Genres:

Western

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and sexuality, and for language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 May 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Posse: A Vingança de Jessie Lee See more »

Filming Locations:

Florence, Arizona, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$18,290,000
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Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

A production assistant was specifically assigned to follow Tone Loc around between set-ups as he constantly wandered off-set, usually to the craft service table. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning, the man is describing a Colt "Peacemaker" pistol. The pistol he is holding in his hand and showing is actually a Remington 1875 pistol. See more »

Quotes

Snopes: Sunday school face, Saturday night figure.
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Crazy Credits

This film is dedicated to the memory of Rev. King David Lee (1883-1979) and Abe Richardson (1861-1961) See more »


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I Think to Myself
Written by Mike Fields and John Preziosa
Performed by 'Top Choice Clique'
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Needs so much work.....
5 November 2000 | by Hypno-2See all my reviews

So a great concept, such great actors, and what do we get nada, zip, zippo, caput, no more, out the door, so long, good bye, mierda. This film has its good points but the script just did not go anywhere. Alot of the characters just went back and forth in their personalities, others just never really made a difference. Some talked like they were time travelers from the future (hint, hint Tone Loc). Others just wouldnt shut up (Weezie). One thing i just couldnt wrap my mind around was this if in the future the old man is holding a picture of the cast. How could that be possible if most of them died before they could all meet? Its like one of those time paradoxes that gives you a head ache. Not to mention the ending was a bit melodramatic to say the least. All in all i give Posse a "A" for effort but "F" on delivery.


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