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Mack, The (1973)

One of the most popular of all the blaxploitation movies, this followed in the bloody wake of Shaft (1971) and, if anything, is even...

Melinda (1972)

A slick, smooth-talking, womanising young black DJ falls hard for an enigmatic woman he's just met. Things take a turn for the worse, though, when...

Shaft (1971)

The flood of Blaxploitation pictures continued in 1971 with Shaft, in which Richard Roundtree played the eponymous black private eye hired to find Marcy, the kidnapped...

Shaft In Africa (1973)

  Richard Roundtree returned once more as the super-cool black private eye in this second sequel to the Blaxploitation classic Shaft (1971). With a screenplay by Stirling Silliphant - who also scripted...

Shaft’s Big Score (1972)

Richard Roundtree and Moses Gunn returned in the sequel to the huge blockbuster Shaft (1971), which kicked off the early 1970s blaxploitation craze and inspired...

Slaughter (1972)

Vietnam veteran Slaughter seeks revenge for his parents' murder and is arrested for killing the gangster he thinks is responsible. However, the cops tell him...

Slaughter’s Big Rip-Off (1973)

Black Vietnam vet/urban warrior Slaughter (Jim Brown) returns to avenge the murder of his mother and father by gangsters, led this time around by...

Super Dude (1974)

Released in some markets as Hangup. Ken Ramsey William Elliott Lou Cliff Potts Julie Marki Bey Fred Richards Michael Lerner Sergeant Becker Wally Taylor Captain Gorney George Murdock Gwen Timothy Blake Felder Fredd Wayne Sally Midori Bud David Renard Enrique Pepe Serna Longnose Rafael Campos Mrs. Ramsey Lynn Hamilton Simpson William Bramley Jennings Bob Delegall Beverly Barbara...

Superfly (1972)

Directed by Gordon Parks Jr - the son of the man who directed Shaft (1971) - this superb Blaxploitation film starred Ron O'Neal as antihero Youngblood...

SuperFly TNT (1973)

Harlem hustler Priest (Ron O'Neal) is back in a sequel to the hit Superfly (1972). This time, he is persuaded to leave his Rome hideout, where...

Sweet Sweetback’s BaadAssss Song (1971)

Almost certainly the most important feature in the history of black film-making in the US, this is an angry riposte to the stereotypical characters...

TNT Jackson (1974)

A young karate expert searches for her brother's killer in Hong Kong. Diana 'TNT.' Jackson Jeanne Bell Charlie Stan Shaw Elaine Pat Anderson Sid Ken Metcalfe Dynamite Wong Chiquito Director Cirio H. Santiago

Trouble Man (1972)

Twentieth Century-Fox's answer to the black action cycle initiated by MGM's Shaft (1971) was this crude and violent underworld melodrama. In the hope of reproducing the...

Truck Turner (1974)

A bounty hunter goes after a criminal and in the ensuing pursuit, the fugitive is killed. The lover of the dead crook swears vengeance and...

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Thieves Like Us (1974)

Three criminals escape from prison during the Great Depression and embark on a robbery spree across the USA, emulating their favourite gangsters along the...

Fabian of The Yard

1 9 5 4 - 1 9 5 6 (UK) 39 x 30 minute episodes This legendary British police show from the 1950s - the BBC's first...

Clapperboard

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 8 2 (UK) This 30-minute Granada programme was aimed at kids but attracted an adult following also.   Chris Kelly John Huntley Leslie Halliwell

Percy (1971)

The world waits with bated breath as surgeon Emmanuel Whitbread performs a pioneering transplant operation - on a rather delicate part of Edwin Anthony's body. Edwin (Hywel...

Tomorrow Show, The (Tomorrow Coast To Coast)

1 9 7 3 - 1 9 8 1 (USA) The Tomorrow Show was a late-night talk show hosted by Tom Snyder which aired at 1:00 AM...

Liquid Sky (1983)

An alien spacecraft lands on a Manhattan skyscraper and its inhabitants quickly get hooked on the powdered and sexual thrills indulged in by everyone...

Who’s Been Sleeping In My Bed? (1963)

There's an impressive line-up of players in this harmless bit of fun. Dean Martin is actor Jason Steele, who plays a caring, godlike doctor in a...