Bucktown Poster

Release Date: January 6th, 1998

DVD Release Date: October 16th, 2001

R|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
After his brother's death, Duke Johnson (Fred Williamson) travels to a small Southern town to organize his brother's funeral. During his stay, he decides to revive his brother's nightclub business. However, this venture quickly uncovers the thinly veiled racism and corruption that run rampant in the town. Duke and his friend Aretha (Pam Grier) face demands for bribes and violence from the police. With the arrival of Duke's pal Roy (Thalmus Rasulala), the situation only escalates.

Cast: Fred Williamson, Pam Grier, Thalmus Rasulala, Tony King, Bernie Hamilton, Art Lund, Tierre Turner, Morgan Upton

Director: Arthur Marks

Genres: Action

Production Co: Plitt Theaters

Distributors: American International Pictures

Keywords: Underdog, Friendship, Death, Intense, Love interest, Tense, 1970s, Small town, Brash, Brother, Rivalry, Police station, Police officer, Family