From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
- Ranked #13 on Entertainment Weekly's "Guilty Pleasures: Testosterone Edition" list (#927, March 30, 2007, as part of the article "Bloodbath and Beyond", about Grindhouse.) The magazine wrote, "Shaft's Richard Roundtree was tougher. Super Fly's Ron O'Neal dressed better. But Dolemite's Rudy Ray Moore was the comic Everyman of the blaxploitation genre."
- The film is beloved by rappers and has been referenced many times, with too many examples to list here.