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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)














Starring:

  • Keenen Ivory Wayans
  • Bernie Casey
  • Antonio Fargas
  • Steve James
  • Isaac Hayes
  • Jim Brown
  • Ja'net DuBois
  • Dawnn Lewis
  • John Vernon
  • Clu Gulager
  • Kadeem Hardison
  • Damon Wayans
  • George James
  • Marc Figueroa
  • Robert Colbert


IMDB.com
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988) was Keenan Ivory Wayans directorial debut. He also wrote and stars in this production. Keenan stars as Jack Spade an ex-veteran who returns home after a stint in the army. The death of his younger brother June-Bug Spade and the vicious "assault" on his mother by two local thugs (Damon Wayans and Kardeem Hardison) causes Jack to wage war on the criminal elements in his neighborhood. But he's going to need help toppling the evil Mister Big (John Vernon). So he enlists the help of the former local crime fighter Slade (Bernie Casey) and his co-horts Hammer, Slammer and Kung-Fu Joe (Jim Brown, Issac Hayes and Steven James). Will these vigilantes be enough to end the crime spree of Mister Big? A flat out funny film from Keenan Ivory Wayans. Not only did this film jump start all of these older actors careers, but it was popular enough to warrant a series pilot (a t.v. remake of this film called Slade, Hammer and Slammer) and it helped the Wayans create another show for Fox called In Living Color. The rest is history.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

thanks for the flick, great movie!

Anonymous said...

bringing back more memories...can you believe i went to see this at the movie theatre (walk-in) and we actually took in some st. ides or some other type of malt liquor and watched it...it was funny then...can you say ghet-toe?

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