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Bucktown (film)

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Director  Arthur Marks
Music director  Johnny Pate
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Country  United States
6.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Action, Crime, Drama
Cinematography  Robert Birchall
Writer  Bob Ellison
Language  English
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Release date  July 2, 1975 (1975-07-02)
Directors  Arthur Marks, Bernie Hamilton
Cast  Fred Williamson (Duke Johnson), Pam Grier (Aretha), Thalmus Rasulala (Roy), Tony King (T.J.), Bernie Hamilton (Harley), Art Lund (Chief Patterson)
Similar movies  Jeepers Creepers, The Fighter Mard No. 1, (500) Days of Summer, Gone In Sixty Seconds, August: Osage County, The Dukes of Hazzard
Tagline  WHATEVER YOU WANT THEY'VE GOT... And Bucktown is where you'll find it!

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Bucktown, USA is a 1975 American crime action blaxploitation film released by American International Pictures starring Fred Williamson.

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Plot

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Fred Williamson stars as Duke Johnson, a man who arrives in Bucktown to bury his brother, a bar owner who was killed after refusing to pay crooked cops for protection. After arriving to Bucktown, he realize he needs help after being threatened himself. Duke calls his friend Roy (Thalmus Rasulala) and his gang to come and help, after arriving Roy's gang decided to take over the town. In order to gain control, Duke has to fight off Roy's gang all by himself.

Cast

  • Fred Williamson: Duke Johnson
  • Pam Grier: Aretha
  • Thalmus Rasulala: Roy
  • Tony King: T.J.
  • Bernie Hamilton: Harley
  • Art Lund: Chief Patterson
  • Tierre Turner: Steve
  • Carl Weathers: Hambone
  • Morgan Upton: Sam
  • Jim Bohan: Clete
  • Music

    The film's score was written by Johnny Pate, and its main theme sung by Luther Rabb. The soundtrack was released by American International Records.

    Reception

    The New York Times reviewer Vincent Canby gave the film a negative review, calling it "really bad" and "both silly and vicious," though he praised the performances of Williamson and Grier, saying the two "display enough of their own private wit to save the movie from seeming to be quite the mess it is."

    In a 2012 interview, director Arthur Marks describes the film as "a big success," noting that Samuel Arkoff's American International Pictures saw the film and wanted to distribute it (Marks had previously distributed through his own General Film Corporation). He claims, "it made back its initial cost very quickly, and played every inner-city in the North. It was making --playing the State Lake Theater in Chicago-- at [sic] $60,000 and 70,000 a week." Mark's work with AIP on the film led to their distributing his subsequent films.

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    References

    Bucktown (film) Wikipedia
    Bucktown (film) IMDb Bucktown (film) themoviedb.org


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