Petey Wheatstraw

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"Have No Fear, It's the Comedy Smash of the Year!"
  • R
  • 1977
  • 1 hr 34 min
  • 6.3  (1,012)

Subtitled "The Devil's Son-in-Law," this 1977 film falls comfortably into the Blaxploitation genre. It involves a protagonist who, after being born into poverty during a hurricane, manages to become both a Kung Fu master and a successful comedian. After he is killed by business rivals, Petey is resurrected through a deal with the Devil, and he sets out to get revenge of the men who killed him. The film stars Rudy Ray Moore (Dolemite, The Human Tornado), Jimmy Lynch, Leroy Daniels, G. Tito Shaw and Ernest Mayhand. It was written and directed by Cliff Roquemoore.

Petey Wheatstraw
Petey Wheatstraw
Petey Wheatstraw

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Subtitled "The Devil's Son-in-Law," this 1977 film falls comfortably into the Blaxploitation genre. It involves a protagonist who, after being born into poverty during a hurricane, manages to become both a Kung Fu master and a successful comedian. After he is killed by business rivals, Petey is resurrected through a deal with the Devil, and he sets out to get revenge of the men who killed him. The film stars Rudy Ray Moore (Dolemite, The Human Tornado), Jimmy Lynch, Leroy Daniels, G. Tito Shaw and Ernest Mayhand. It was written and directed by Cliff Roquemoore.

Petey Wheatstraw is a 1977 fantasy movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 34 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.3.

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  • Release Date
    1977
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 34 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (1,012)