The Black Godfather (1974)

Director
John Evans

Main cast
Rod Perry; Damu King; Don Chastain; Diane Sommerfield; Jimmy Witherspoon

Genres
Action, Crime, Thriller

Description
The heroes in The Black Godfather are members of an African-American criminal organization. Like Brando in The Godfather, they're not averse to robbery and murder, but they do draw the line at narcotics. When the Mafia infiltrates the 'hood with dangerous drugs, the Black Godfather (Rod Perry) orders his minions to put an end to this perfidy.


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