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Blaxploitation—the word derived from “black” and “exploitation” is a film genre that first evolved in the 1970s and often featured African- American actors in starring roles. These films were created in response to white-dominated Hollywood culture as a form of cultural protest against racism and violence.
The interesting thing about the blaxploitation movies is their use of funk music. It is an essential part of the movie’s soundtrack, which makes the overall theme and storyline more interesting and intriguing. These films were also characterized by the fact they were mainly independently made films, with an extremely reduced budget, but they managed to gain recognition not only in the United States but also a wide range of acceptance among international audiences.
If you love watching blaxploitation films, you must know that their characters are smart, brave, bold, courageous, and strong. These movies are generally campy and full of violence, crime, and drama. In fact, many film critics have criticized the genre for its extreme glorification of a life full of violence, crime, and cruelty. However, that is not to say that you can’t find other genres like musicals or romance, as blaxploitation is simply an umbrella term to define movies made during this popular movement.
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WATCH – Fox Style

A wealthy nightclub owner struggles to reconcile his country upbringing with his city environs.

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WATCH – The Black Brigade

A racist officer is put in charge of a squad of black troops charged with taking an important bridge from the Germans.

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WATCH – Lady Cocoa

Lady Cocoa sets out to bring down her mobster boyfriend in this stirring piece of street action for lovers of the Blaxploitation era. Featuring Lola Falana and NFL star “Mean” Joe Greene, directed by Matt Cimber (The Black 6; Butterfly).

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WATCH – The Final Comedown

A man dreams he killed someone, then suspects it was real! Based on a story by Cornell Woolrich, Fear in the Night stars Paul Kelly, DeForest Kelley, and Ann Doran, with director Maxwell Shane (The Glass Wall, The Naked Street) at the helm.

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WATCH – Jive Turkey

Italian mobsters go tooth and nail with black gangsters in Harlem in this Blaxploitation era flick, originally released as Baby Needs a New Pair of Shoes. Frank DeKova stars as Big Tony, head of the Italian faction.

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WATCH – Black Bikers from Hell

Hell breaks loose when an African American biker gang believes a white gang is planning a war. Written and directed by Laurence Merrick, Black Bikers From Hell is a 1970s drive-in heaven. The movie bridges the biker genre and the Blaxploitation era.

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WATCH – Black Fist

A Los Angeles street-fighter works for gangsters in this film from the Blaxploitation era. Richard Lawson leads a cast that has Philip Michael Thomas and Dabney Coleman. If you like classic action films with iconic fight scenes, this is the movie for you!

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WATCH – Darktown Strutters

The mother of a black biker babe is abducted by an evil chicken ‘n’ ribs tycoon. From soundtrack to costume rack, this feature is a giant dose of Blaxploitation eye candy that Roger Ebert described as “the first black motorcycle gang rock sci-fi musical.”

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WATCH – Bad Black and Beautiful

From the height of the blaxploitation era comes this story of a fearless female attorney who helps a man falsely charged with murdering his ex-boss. Starring Gwynn Barbee as the unstoppable lawyer Eva Taylor. Levi Balford and Michelle Carter also star.

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by Jake Rubenstein   Deriving from the United States in the early 1970s, blaxploitation cinema remains a beloved cultural landmark for genre filmmaking to this very …

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