Music byHorace Tapscott GenresAction Film, Drama film CountryUnited States
Release dateMay 25, 1973 (1973-05-25) WriterJohn Cerullo, M. Stuart Madden, Abbey Leitch CastRoger E. Mosley (Holmes / Lee), William Smith (Martelli), Michael Pataki (State Senator Sills), Tom Johnigarn (Eddie Stoner), Joe Tornatore (Joey), Damu King (Sweetstick) Similar moviesI'm Gonna Git You Sucka, The Inglorious Bastards, Foxy Brown, Black Dynamite, Coffy, Black Gunn
Sweet Jesus, Preacherman is a 1973 American blaxploitation action film directed by Henning Schellerup and written by John Cerullo, M. Stuart Madden and Abbey Leitch. The film stars Roger E. Mosley, William Smith, Michael Pataki, Tom Johnigarn, Joe Tornatore and Damu King. The film was released on May 25, 1973, by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Holmes is a hitman who has nailed one victim after another. Having iced a large number of them, he is sent by his boss Martelli to infiltrate a section of the black quarter of the inner city. To do this, he becomes Reverend Lee, a Baptist preacher who comes to the local church to preach. Finding that other thugs are there, he decides to take the entire section for himself.