Black Dynamite
Black Dynamite (2009)

African-American action legend Black Dynamite goes after 'The Man' for killing his brother Jimmy, for pumping heroin into local orphanages and for flooding the ghetto with hopped-up malt liquor.

Rated: R
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Release Date: October 16, 2009
DVD Release Date: February 16, 2010
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A loving and meticulous send-up of 1970s blaxsploitation movies, Black Dynamite is funny enough for the frat house and clever enough for film buffs.

Candice Frederick
Reel Talk Online

It falls into the category of what typically has become known as "Blaxploitation" films, but gave such films of the similar genre (for instance Coffy) a bad name.

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Wally Hammond
Time Out

The portentous dialogue, two-track-recorded soundtrack (by Adrian Younge) and eager performances are all highly diverting.

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Andrea Hubert

Brilliant Blaxploitation re-crafting

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Matt Bochenski
Little White Lies

A brilliant laugh-out-loud slapstick crowd pleaser made with love and talent.

Robbie Collin
News of the World

A pin-sharp send-up of 1970s blaxploitation.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Funny in ways that are as complex as the most challenging art film.

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Damon Wise
Empire Magazine

Fond and very funny homage to the exploitation era.

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Cary Darling
Dallas Morning News

Black Dynamite will stir some pleasant memories.

Dan Goodswen
Total Film

As the titular ex-CIA man, White reveals comic talents to match his martial artistry, delivering one-liners and roundhouse kicks with the same killer precision.

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Flixster Audience Score: 85% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Kung fu treachery and anaconda malt liquor!! Theres not much more I can say other than I loved this movie!!
paul oh
A fun homage to old school cinema and brings out humor that isn't found anymore with today's raunchy crap. There is at least one joke that will make… More
Carlos Magalhães
An amusing and sometimes hilarious tribute to low-budget 1970s blaxploitation films, with clumsy zooms, saturated colors and intentional filming errors to… More
Jack Hawkins
'Black Dynamite' is a brilliant parody of the Blaxploitation genre of the 1970s, most of the time anyway. The intentional glaring continuity errors,… More
xGary Xx
An ex-CIA agent, Kung Fu expert and lovin' machine known only as Black Dynamite avenges the death of his brother, cleans up the streets and sticks it to… More
Reid Volk
Hysterical. Maybe I was just in a giddy mood, but I watched this over breakfast and spit my coffee out in laughter on more than ten occasions. Michael Jai White… More