• Black Dynamite (2009)

Black Dynamite

Release Date: September 4th, 2009

DVD Release Date: February 16th, 2010

R |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

After "The Man" kills his brother and poisons the neighborhood with tainted liquor, a kung fu fighter (Michael Jai White) wages a war that takes him all the way to Nixon's White House.

Cast: Michael Jai White, Kym Whitley, Tommy Davidson, Kevin Chapman, Byron Minns, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Cedric Yarbrough, Mykelti Williamson

Director: Scott Sanders

Genres: Action , Comedy

Production Co: Destination Films, Sucker Punch Pictures

Keywords: Witty, Revenge, Hilarious, Brother, Underdog, Engaging, Amusing, 2000s, Relationships, Playful, Rivalry

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    It's one of those loving modern retreads of older genre movies. show more

  • 60
    James GreenbergThe Hollywood Reporter

    Even if it's a one-joke movie that runs out of steam, director Scott Sanders manages to keep the gag going for 90 minutes. show more

  • 63
    Wesley MorrisBoston Globe

    Before an hour has passed tedium overtakes Black Dynamite - one corny martial-arts sequence turns out to be plenty - and all the good jokes dry up. show more

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