Average Rating: 4.9/10
Reviews Counted: 7
Fresh: 3 | Rotten: 4
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Release Date: Jan 1, 1975 Wide
Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 5,693
Stand-up comedy legend Rudy Ray Moore's foul-mouthed rap routines took many of the elements of blaxploitation films -- pimps, gangsters, and sex -- to their hilarious limits. It was only natural that he should take his stage persona to the big screen as Dolemite, the "baddest" cool cat in town. Dolemite is a wrongly accused clubowner who is set up by arch-rival Willie Green (D'Urville Martin, who directed) and sent to jail. A madam named Queen Bee (Lady Reed) gets him released on the condition
Jan 1, 1975 Wide
Apr 27, 1999
Not as good as "The Human Tornado" but absolutely essential as a cornerstone of Blaxploitation cinema.
So badly made, it's mesmerizing. Classic cinematic cheese.
This is not a good or enjoyable movie, no matter what the hip guy in your film class says.
Audience Reviews for Dolemite
- Dolemite: I'm gonna let 'em know that Dolemite is back on the scene! I'm gonna let 'em know that Dolemite is my name, and fuckin' up motherfuckers is my game!
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