R | | Action, Comedy, Crime
In this parody of blaxploitation movies, a black hero wannabe reunites former black heroes from the 70s to help him get revenge on Mr. Big.
When Isaac Hayes and Jim Brown are going to the garage for their meeting, "Grazing In The Grass" by Friends of Distinction plays on the car radio. Brown managed the group in the late 1960s.
Kung Fu Joe:
So, it's just you 57 cops against KUNG FU JOE? Master of KUNG-FU, KARATE, JIU-JITSU, and all kinds of other shit you ain't never heard of! HAHAHAHAHAHAAAAAA!
When the guys are getting armed to go rescue Cheryl, Hammer's jacket disappears and reappears when he picks up the 2 shotguns.
Kung Fu Joe (Steve James) crawls up to a cop at the scene of the film's final confrontation: "Slade. I must find Slade." [rips off his shirt] "Kung Fu Joe is here!" Cop: "Sorry buddy. They've already gone." [walks away] Kung Fu Joe: [calls after him] "Yo brother, do you got a bandaid?"
$543,588 18 December 1988