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* ArtisticLicenseLaw: Even in 1898, a judge could not sentence a defendant to [[TradingBarsForStripes enlistment in the army for life]].

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* TheBigGuy: The hulking Obobobo; played by Creator/TinyLister. He is undoubtedly the strongest and physically toughest member of the eponymous posse.


* TokenWhite: Little J is the only white in the otherwise all-black posse.

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* TokenWhite: Little J is the only white man in the otherwise all-black posse.


* DelayedNarratorIntroduction: Begins with the elderly onscreen narrator (famous black actor Woody Strode). In the final scene, at the black village, Jesse gives a little boy his book. Cut back to the narrator, reading from that book.

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* DelayedNarratorIntroduction: Begins with the elderly onscreen narrator (famous black actor Woody Strode).Creator/WoodyStrode). In the final scene, at the black village, Jesse gives a little boy his book. Cut back to the narrator, reading from that book.


* TheKlan: When Papa Joe and Obobo are arrested, the Ku Klux Klan plans to storm the jail and lynch the. They are rescued by Jesse and Father Time DressingAsTheEnemy.

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* TheKlan: When Papa Joe and Obobo are arrested, the Ku Klux Klan plans to storm the jail and lynch the.them. They are rescued by Jesse and Father Time DressingAsTheEnemy.


* DressingAsTheEnemy: Jesse poses as a member of TheKlan to rescue Papa Joe and Obobo.

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* DressingAsTheEnemy: Jesse poses and Father Time pose as a member members of TheKlan to rescue Papa Joe and Obobo.


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* TheKlan: When Papa Joe and Obobo are arrested, the Ku Klux Klan plans to storm the jail and lynch the. They are rescued by Jesse and Father Time DressingAsTheEnemy.


* DelayedNarratorIntroduction: Begins with the onscreen narrator (famous black actor Woody Strode). In the final scene, at the black village, Jesse gives a little boy his book. Cut back to the narrator, reading that book.

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* DelayedNarratorIntroduction: Begins with the elderly onscreen narrator (famous black actor Woody Strode). In the final scene, at the black village, Jesse gives a little boy his book. Cut back to the narrator, reading from that book.


* {{Posse}}: Despite being the movie title, and them calling themselves this, our heroes aren't legally a posse, as they have not been deputized by someone who has that power.

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* {{Posse}}: Despite being the movie title, and them calling themselves this, our heroes aren't legally a posse, as they have not been deputized by someone who has that power. (However, it does fit the modern slang term of an entourage or group of friends.)


* TokenWhite: Little J is the only whit in the otherwise all-black posse.

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* TokenWhite: Little J is the only whit white in the otherwise all-black posse.

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* DelayedNarratorIntroduction: Begins with the onscreen narrator (famous black actor Woody Strode). In the final scene, at the black village, Jesse gives a little boy his book. Cut back to the narrator, reading that book.


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%%* ColonelBadass: Colonel Graham is an evil version of this.

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%%* * ColonelBadass: Colonel Graham is an evil version of this.this. After Jesse and his posse steal what he regards as his gold, Graham leads a personal army across the west in pursuit, determined to extract his vengeance in a bloody and hands-on fashion.



%%* EyepatchOfPower: Colonel Graham

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%%* * EyepatchOfPower: Colonel GrahamGraham sports an eyepatch after losing his eye in his attempted ambush of the 10th.



%%* ProfessionalGambler: Father Time
%%* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Jesse Lee's motivation.

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%%* * ProfessionalGambler: Father Time
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Time, who joins the posse in New Orleans and is the only member who was not originally part of the 10th.
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RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Jesse Lee's motivation.Lee carves a bloody path across the west, hunting down the men who killed his father.



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%%* TokenWhite: Little J

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* ThrowAwayGuns: During the climatic ShowdownAtHighNoon, Jesse and Colonel Graham advance slowly towards each other, discarding their guns as they empty them.
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TokenWhite: Little JJ is the only whit in the otherwise all-black posse.


''Posse'' is a 1993 American Western film directed by and starring Mario Van Peebles. Featuring a large ensemble cast of mostly African-American actors, the film is about a posse of black soldiers and one ostracized white soldier, who are all betrayed by a corrupt colonel. The story starts with the group escaping with a cache of gold, and continues with their leader Jesse Lee (Van Peebles) taking revenge on the men who killed his preacher father.

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''Posse'' is a 1993 American Western film directed by and starring Mario Van Peebles.

Featuring a large ensemble cast of mostly African-American actors, the film is about a posse of black soldiers led by Jessie Lee (Van Peebles) and one ostracized white soldier, who soldier called Little J (Stephen Baldwin), all of whom are all betrayed by a corrupt colonel. colonel (Creator/BillyZane). The story starts with the group escaping with a cache of gold, and continues with their leader Jesse Lee (Van Peebles) taking revenge on the men who killed his preacher father.


* Posse: Despite being the movie title, and them calling themselves this, our heroes aren't legally a posse, as they have not been deputized by someone who has that power.

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* Posse: {{Posse}}: Despite being the movie title, and them calling themselves this, our heroes aren't legally a posse, as they have not been deputized by someone who has that power.

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* Posse: Despite being the movie title, and them calling themselves this, our heroes aren't legally a posse, as they have not been deputized by someone who has that power.

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