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.
Movie Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes®
" A cheerfully affectionate if fit fully amusing spoof of '70s blaxpoitation movies, Scott Sanders' Black Dynamite painstakingly nails the cheesy look, music and martial arts moves of the originals. "
" An enjoyable celebratory ode to a fiercely entertaining counterculture-inspired genre. "
" As the theme song declares, this cat is dy-no-mite! "
" Black Dynamite blends satire, nostalgia, and cinema deconstruction into a one-of-a-kind comedy high. "
" Black Dynamite will stir some pleasant memories. "
" Even though it sounds funnier than it plays, between the song and the nun chucks, I was happy. "
" I am happy to say it brings back an element sadly missing in recent movies, gratuitous nudity. "
" If the joke is somewhat one-note and eventually told too long and too often, at least it's a good joke. "
" See this one with a crowd, and remember Black Dynamite's immortal words: "Doughnuts don't wear alligator shoes." "
" The details are perfect, from the particle-board sets to the porn-ready score. (And dig those polyester suits.) But just like the movies it parodies, this one feels over long before it's actually done. "
" The portentous dialogue, two-track-recorded soundtrack (by Adrian Younge) and eager performances are all highly diverting. "
" This film will delight both discriminating fans of the blaxploitation tradition and ordinary lovers of goofy, in-ya-face thrills. "
" As a five-minute clip on YouTube, this spoof might be a small masterpiece. As a feature film, it's both too much and not nearly enough. "
" 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. "
" Nothing in Black Dynamite captures the exhilarating absurdity of Pam Grier hiding razors in her Afro in Coffy -- or the loony genre experimentation in Pootie Tang. "
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