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Also known as Godfather of Harlem, Black Caesar, starring Fred Williamson and Gloria Hendry with music by James Brown, is a 1970s blaxploitation remake of the 1931 gangster classic Little Caesar. Having endured racism and adversity as a New York City youth in Harlem, Tommy Gibbs (Williamson) has been turned to a life of crime following a brutal race motivated assault from a white policeman. Now an adult, he heads an all-black crime syndicate centered in Harlem and starts to wage war against the stronghold of Italian gangsters also in New York.

Keeping a strangle hold on his associates (the racist cop among them!) he falls for a singer named Helen (Gloria) but things are far from perfect and his violent tendencies driver her from him. She conspires with his enemies to bring out his downfall. After a failed assassination attempt, can he retrieve his damaging ledger book and make it out of Harlem alive?

Black Caesar is an Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller movie that was released in 1973 and has a run time of 1 hr 27 min. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5.

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| 1973 | 1 hr 27 min | 6.5/10
Cast
Fred Williamson, Gloria Hendry, Art Lund, D'Urville Martin
Director
Larry Cohen
Produced By
Larry Cohen, Benjamin Fisz, Kenneth Rive
Language
English
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