Black Samson (1974) - Rotten Tomatoes

Black Samson (1974)

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A crusading African-American leader works hard to keep his neighborhood free of crime and corruption in this blaxploitation film. Unfortunately, a white gangster has other plans for the area and a battle ensues.
Rating:
R
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Drama
Directed By:
Written By:
In Theaters:
 wide
On DVD:
Runtime:
Studio:
Warner Bros.

Cast

Fred Scheiwiller
as Charlie Frisco
William Smith
as Johnny Nappa
Ernest Robinson
as Ragamuffin
Carol Speed
as Leslie
Titos Vandis
as Joseph Nappa
Napoleon Whiting
as Old Henry
John Alderman
as Michael Briggs
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Audience Reviews for Black Samson

½

This one is something I'd wanted to see for quite some time, especially after seeing the trailer on one of those 42nd Street Forever collections, so I was pleased to finally cross this Blaxploitation flick off the To-Watch Pile. Our lead is a mountain of a man, a nightclub owner who keeps a lion around as a pet and is willing to stand up to drug dealers when they try to muscle in on a black neighborhood. It all culminates in a great sequence of some evil people trapped in a city block and left to the locals for some street justice. Well worth a look.

Bill Bryant
Bill Bryant

(***): [img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon14.gif[/img] An entertaining blaxploitation movie.

TTT C
TTT C

A quintessential blaxploitation feature. Nothing original, but very well done. Instantly quotable and pretty much by the numbers - the white man comes in to put down the black man...you can't get more quintessential than that. Oh, and William Smith is amazing in this! :)

Tim Salmons
Tim Salmons

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