Black Dynamite

Lists: Action, Comedy, Action Comedy

Brief Synopsis: "This is the story of 1970s African-American action legend Black Dynamite. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight The Man all the way from the blood-soaked city streets to the hallowed halls of the Honky House..."

Overall Ranking: 855 (Rank from 2009: # 17)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 33.33%
Regular 50%
Half-Popped 16.67%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Gorgon Reviews97(full review)
Dan Fogarty - Fogs Movie Reviews92(full review)
Movie Evangelist80(full review)
Dan O'Neill80 - Black Dynamite may have jokes that run on too long, but the jokes are still hilarious, and work so well with this parody/homage to the 1970s blaxsploitation movies because it never takes itself too seriously and always is moving at a rapid pace.
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Rob from GuysFilmQuest70
David Baruffi61

People Involved

  • Michael Jai White (Black Dynamite)
  • Arsenio Hall (Tasty Freeze)
  • Tommy Davidson (Cream Corn)
  • Kevin Chapman (OLeary)
  • Richard Edson (Dino)
  • Bokeem Woodbine (Black Hand Jack)
  • Buddy Lewis (Gunsmoke)
  • Salli Richardson-Whitfield (Gloria Gray)
  • Scott Sanders (Director)