Sweet Sweetback's Baadassss Song
From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
Sweet Sweetback's Baadassss Song (1971, USA) is a Blaxploitation cult classic film directed by Melvin Van Peebles
- Contents: Film Review | Available DVDs | Blu Ray | Poster Art | Press Kit | Fun Facts | Soundtrack
- Featured in: Melvin Van Peebles: Four Films (BluRay)
- Included in: Three Exploitation Cinema Classics
- Related Links: Baadasssss! | Book: What it Is, What It Was! | Blaxploitation: What It Is...What It Was
- Featured in: American Grindhouse | BaadAsssss Cinema | Melvin Van Peebles: Four Films (BluRay)
- Released in 1971
- Running Time: 97 Min.
- Production Co: Yeah
- Distribution Co: Cinemation Industries (1971) (USA) (theatrical) | New World Pictures (1974) (USA) (theatrical) (re-release)
- Written, directed and edited by Melvin Van Peebles
- Starring Melvin Van Peebles, Simon Chuckster, Hubert Scales, John Dullaghan, West Gale, Niva Rochelle
- Produced by Jerry Gross, Melvin Van Peebles
- Original Music by Earth Wind & Fire, Melvin Van Peebles
- Cinematography by Robert Maxwell
- After saving a Black Panther from some racist cops, a black male prostitute goes on the run from "the man" with the help of the ghetto community and some disillusioned Hell's Angels.
Also Known As
- How To Get The Man's Foot Outta Your Ass
- The Film that THE MAN doesn't want you to see!
- Rated X by an all white jury
- Dedicated to all the Brothers and Sisters who have had enough of the Man
- Sweet Sweetback will never die a natural death.
- You bled my Momma--You bled my Poppa--But you won't bleed me.