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Black Belt Jones

Rating:R
Genre:Action/Adventure
Release Date:January 1, 1974
Running time:87 minutes
Cast:Jim Kelly, Scatman Crothers, Gloria Hendry, Eric Laneuville, Alan Weeks
Director:Robert Clouse
Producer:Paul M. Heller, Fred Weintraub
Writer:Fred Weintraub, Alex Ross
Distributor:Warner Bros. Pictures

Description: Robert Clouse, director of Enter the Dragon, returned with this blaxploitation actioner starring Jim Kelly as an instructor at a martial-arts school in the Watts section of Los Angeles. Teaming with former Bond girl Gloria Hendry, Kelly saves the school and Hendry's dad (Scatman Crothers) from the Mob. Eric Laneuville, Malik Carter, and Love Boat bartender Ted Lange are also onhand. Kelly was one of the subgenre's most popular heroes at the time, starring in films like Black Terminator and Black Eliminator by the score.~ Robert Firsching, All Movie Guide

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