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8th Apr '17 5:36:42 AM mrnickname
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29th Mar '17 8:37:10 AM Mdumas43073
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* ''Film/EastMeetsWatts'': Combines this genre with a MartialArtsMovie.
21st Mar '17 12:35:39 AM DemonDuckofDoom
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* ''Film/TheBlackSix'': An African-American biker gang avenge the racist murder of their leader's brother.
18th Jan '17 9:20:05 AM HighCrate
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The TropeMaker[=/=]UrExample of this genre is either ''Film/SweetSweetbacksBaadasssssSong'' (1971) or ''Film/TheBlackKlansman'' (1966). Note that unless indicated, if a movie is mentioned below, it's referring to the original 1970s/1980s version, and not to any subsequent remake under the same name. The Blaxploitation genre hasn't been as common since the 1980s, mainly due to [[UnfortunateImplications concerns from African American civil rights groups]], pushing it toward DeaderThanDisco status.

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The TropeMaker[=/=]UrExample of this genre is either ''Film/SweetSweetbacksBaadasssssSong'' (1971) or ''Film/TheBlackKlansman'' (1966). Note that unless indicated, if a movie is mentioned below, it's referring to the original 1970s/1980s version, and not to any subsequent remake under the same name. The Blaxploitation genre hasn't been as common since the 1980s, mainly due to [[UnfortunateImplications concerns from African American civil rights groups]], pushing it toward DeaderThanDisco status.
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20th Oct '16 2:07:40 AM DemonDuckofDoom
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* ''Film/TheBlackCobra'': A black CowboyCop protects a young photographer from a gang of AxCrazy bikers she witnessed and photographed killing somebody.
5th Oct '16 10:00:03 PM NWolfman
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* ''Film/TheHebrewHammer'' [[AffectionateParody lovingly borrows]] many of the tropes seen in these films and throws them in a pot with [[ANiceJewishIndex literally every Jewish stereotype ever]] to serve up the first ever "Jewsploitation" film. In it, our titular hero, a "Certified circumcised [[DoubleEntendre dick]]," is out to stop Santa Claus's evil, antisemitic son from destroying Hanukkah. Accompanying him is his BlackBestFriend, Muhammed Ali Paula Abdul Raheem, of the Kwanzaa Liberation Front who more or less acts as an excuse to play blaxploitation tropes comically straight.
21st Jun '16 9:41:04 AM AnAngryWelsh
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The TropeMaker[=/=]UrExample of this genre is ''Film/SweetSweetbacksBaadasssssSong''. Note that unless indicated, if a movie is mentioned below, it's referring to the original 1970s/1980s version, and not to any subsequent remake under the same name. The Blaxploitation genre hasn't been as common since the 1980s, mainly due to [[UnfortunateImplications concerns from African American civil rights groups]], pushing it toward DeaderThanDisco status.

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The TropeMaker[=/=]UrExample of this genre is ''Film/SweetSweetbacksBaadasssssSong''.either ''Film/SweetSweetbacksBaadasssssSong'' (1971) or ''Film/TheBlackKlansman'' (1966). Note that unless indicated, if a movie is mentioned below, it's referring to the original 1970s/1980s version, and not to any subsequent remake under the same name. The Blaxploitation genre hasn't been as common since the 1980s, mainly due to [[UnfortunateImplications concerns from African American civil rights groups]], pushing it toward DeaderThanDisco status.


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* ''Film/TheBlackKlansman'': When a black girl is killed by the KKK, her father, a light-skinned black man, returns to his hometown to infiltrate the local chapter of the KKK and bring it down from within.
25th Apr '16 10:47:41 PM Odacon_Spy
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* ''Film/BossNigger'': A violent western starring Fred Williamson and an incredibly catchy theme song. He made two others, but this takes the cake.

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* ''Film/BossNigger'': A violent western starring Fred Williamson and an [[EarWorm incredibly catchy theme song.song]]. He made two others, but this takes the cake.
19th Feb '16 8:55:52 PM DemonDuckofDoom
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* ''Film/TheCandyTangerineMan'': A pimp has to deal with TheMafia trying to force it's way into his business.
14th Aug '15 8:34:54 PM Willbyr
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