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Black Samurai (1976)

R | | Action, Crime | February 1977 (USA)
Robert Sand, agent of D.R.A.G.O.N. (Defense Reserve Agency Guardian Of Nations), is playing tennis on his vacation with a beautiful black girl, when his commanding officers ask him to save a Chinese girl who happens to be Sand's girlfriend, and the daughter of a top Eastern Ambassador. The ransom for the abduction was the secret for a terrific new weapon - the freeze bomb - but the 'Warlock' ... See full summary »

Director:

Al Adamson

Writers:

B. Readick (screenplay), Marc Olden (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Kelly ... Robert Sand
Bill Roy Bill Roy ... Janicot
Roberto Contreras ... Chavez
Marilyn Joi ... Synne
Chia Essie Lin ... Toki Konuma
Biff Yeager ... Pines
Charles Grant Charles Grant ... Bone
Jace Khan Jace Khan ... Jace
Erwin Fuller Erwin Fuller ... Bodyguard
Peter Dane Peter Dane ... Farnsworth
Felix Silla ... Rheinhardt
Harry Lang Harry Lang ... Cowboy Lang
Shigeru Akabane Shigeru Akabane ... Little Tokyo
Jerry Marin Jerry Marin ... Shotgun Spiro
Alfonzo Walters Alfonzo Walters ... Leopard Man
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Robert Sand, agent of D.R.A.G.O.N. Defense Reserve Agency Guardian Of Nations, is playing tennis on his vacation with a beautiful black girl, when his commanding officers ask him to save a Chinese girl named Toki who happens to be Sand's girlfriend, and the daughter of a top Eastern Ambassador. The ransom for the abduction was the secret for a terrific new weapon - the freeze bomb - but the 'Warlock' behind the deed is also into the business of drug dealing and Voodoo ritual murders. The search takes him from Hong Kong to California through Miami, and plenty of action, against bad men, bad girl, and bad animals. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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The Cool Master of Kung-Fu and Karate!

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Action | Crime

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Trivia

Jim Kelly also choreographed the martial arts scenes. See more »

Goofs

During the jet-pack sequence, the handles of the jet-pack constantly switch between being horizontally and vertically aligned. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Robert Sand: I guess that's the end, huh?
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Alternate Versions

A censored version exists with all the swearing and nudity edited out of the film. See more »

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SnoozeFest, but need to watch it for Jim Kelly!
13 July 2000 | by spiderman-3See all my reviews

This movie is a forgettable karate flick starring the wonderful Jim Kelly. Every karate movie cliche is here, including midgets, and an evil white guy karate master (who doesn't know karate) with a vulture named "Voltan."

STANDOUT SCENE - Watch closely when the evil white guy sends his vulture to attack Kelly. Quote, "Voltan! Kill!!" (never mind that vultures are lazy creatures by nature who wouldn't even eat a dead deer if they had to cross the street to get it). Okay, now watch when Voltan lands on Jim Kelly -- Kelly's stunt-double is a white guy. A blonde white guy - they didn't even give the double a dark haired wig or anything.

Other standouts include Kelly's staff fight with a group of thugs, and his pre-final showdown with a Damon Wayans lookalike, where Kelly spouts Muhammad Ali like banter ("C'mon chump! C'mon sissy!")

A great movie if you can a) find it and b) stay awake through it!!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

February 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Black Samurai See more »

Filming Locations:

Haiti See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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