Black Dynamite Coming to Theaters In October

Published 6 years ago by , Updated March 9th, 2013 at 1:38 pm,

blackdynamite Black Dynamite Coming to Theaters In October

The Blaxploitation spoof Black Dynamite finally has a theatrical release date. After the film was purchased at Sundance by Sony earlier this year, fans of the hilarious trailer for the film have been wondering when it would hit theaters. I am proud to report that you won’t have to wait that long: Black Dynamite will be in theaters this October!

Apparition will reportedly be releasing the film domestically for Sony. No word yet on a wider release beyond that.

I can already hear the theme music in my head: “Dynamite! Dynamite!”

Oh yeah…

I can’t really top my own prior synopsis of what the film is all about, so I’ll go ahead and reiterate for you:

Black Dynamite tells the story of a crime-fighting, hard-loving, kung-fu master, brotha man, who goes on the warpath in order to banish crack from his community and get revenge on the mob for the murder of his brother. The movie is a spoof of the blaxploitation films of the 70’s – basically making fun of Shaft in same way that Austin Powers poked fun at James Bond.

Black Dynamite stars and was co-written by Michael Jai White (he played the live-action Spawn and Gambol in The Dark Knight). Co-star Byron Minns also co-wrote the film along with director Scott Sanders. The official release date for Black Dynamite is October 16, 2009.

If you haven’t seen it yet, be sure to check out the trailer. And if you want to know how the film really stacks up, check out our review.

If you can’t tell yet, I’m psyched to finally see it.


Source: Variety

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  1. This is “I guess” something the Wayans should be doing instead of “White Chicks 2″

    Oh and I’m never going to see this! Ever!!

  2. This looks awesome, can’t wait to see it!

  3. I thought the trailer looked pretty funny, but I will probably wait for the DVD release to see this. Of course, I could check out the matinee on it one day because there is NO way my GF will ever see this with me. LOL.

  4. Michael Jai White was Gambol in TDK?
    Good job .
    I thought helooked familiar.

  5. Sounds like a fun flick. Just like Undercover Brother! I still put that in when I want a laugh.

  6. this looks amazing I will wait for the DVD though

  7. Michael Jai White for Blade reboot!

  8. Michael Jai White for John Stewart Green Lantern!

  9. Saw Black Dynamite at the Toronto After Dark Film Festival last week and it is fantastic. Spot on parody of blaxploitation with brilliant nods everywhere in the film. Michael Jai White is a powerhouse in the lead role. Unfreaking believable.

    I’m thrilled to hear it will be out in theatres – grab so friends and go, it’s great to see with a crowd.

  10. I’m glad to see that the Man hasn’t been able to stop the production of quality movies! It is the empirialistic and capitalistic society that’s been holding back the black man!! We didn’t land of Plymouth Rock….

    Oh man, how did you get out?! I thought I had that black panther guy locked away. :-)

    I remember seeing the trailer and it looks good to me. Hope it’s coming to the DC area.

  11. could be cool…well see

  12. I only let the comment above through because Kofi said this is a good movie and it probably needs all the help it can get for people to see it.


  13. I was born in 1971. I watched these movies (blaxploitation) in the mid to late 80’s. I love them and can’t wait to see Black Dynamite.