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The film was followed by four sequels - ''The Black Cobra 2'' in 1989, ''Black Cobra 3: The Manila Connection'' in 1990, ''Detective Malone'' in 1991, and ''The Black Cobra Returns'' in 2017.

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The film was followed by four three sequels - ''The Black Cobra 2'' in 1989, ''Black Cobra 3: The Manila Connection'' in 1990, and ''Detective Malone'' in 1991, and ''The Black Cobra Returns'' in 2017.1991.


-->''"There's muscle in his venom and fire in his heart!"''

'''''The Black Cobra''''' is a 1987 {{Italian|Films}} {{blaxploitation}} film starring Fred Williamson.

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'''''The ''The Black Cobra''''' Cobra'' is a 1987 {{Italian|Films}} {{blaxploitation}} film starring Fred Williamson.

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* TheSociopath: The bandit leader, who believes that true freedom is to cause chaos and hurt people for fun, but [[spoiler:abandons his men to die when the heroes come for them]].

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-->''"There's muscle in his venom and fire in his heart!"''

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* BadassLongcoat: Malone wears a leather one.


A photographer witnesses a murder by a gang of maniacal bikers. They notice her, and the chase is on! Only a lone cop can defend her.

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A photographer witnesses a murder by a gang of maniacal bikers. They notice her, and the chase is on! Only a lone cop police officer, Robert "Bob" Malon, can defend her.save her.

The film was followed by four sequels - ''The Black Cobra 2'' in 1989, ''Black Cobra 3: The Manila Connection'' in 1990, ''Detective Malone'' in 1991, and ''The Black Cobra Returns'' in 2017.



* BigBad: The unnamed leader of the biker gang.

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* BigBad: The unnamed leader of the biker gang.bikers.



* GreaterScopeVillain: The reason Malone is so hard-line in the pursuit of justice is because some robbers killed his father figure when he was a child.

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* GreaterScopeVillain: The reason Malone is so hard-line in the his pursuit of justice is because some robbers killed his father figure when he was a child.



* ShoutOut: During the climax, Malone does a near word-for-word recreation of the "Do I Feel Lucky?" speech from ''Film/DirtyHarry''.

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* ShoutOut: During the climax, Malone does a near word-for-word recreation of the "Do I Feel Lucky?" feel lucky?" speech from ''Film/DirtyHarry''.



* WoundedGazelleGambit: The bikers cover one of their own in blood from a victim so they can enter a hospital to kill a witness.

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* WoundedGazelleGambit: The bikers cover one of their own in a victim's blood from a victim so they can enter bluff their way into a hospital to kill a witness.

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'''''The Black Cobra''''' is a 1987 {{Italian|Films}} {{blaxploitation}} film starring Fred Williamson.

A photographer witnesses a murder by a gang of maniacal bikers. They notice her, and the chase is on! Only a lone cop can defend her.
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!!This film contains examples of:

* BatmanColdOpen: Robert saving some hostages from a gang of bank robbers.
* BigBad: The unnamed leader of the biker gang.
* CowboyCop: Malone will kill any criminal, even if it's against orders.
* GreaterScopeVillain: The reason Malone is so hard-line in the pursuit of justice is because some robbers killed his father figure when he was a child.
* {{Mockbuster}}: Of ''Film/{{Cobra}}''.
* ShoutOut: During the climax, Malone does a near word-for-word recreation of the "Do I Feel Lucky?" speech from ''Film/DirtyHarry''.
* StraightEdgeEvil: The bandit leader doesn't allow his goons to use drugs, but this is simply because [[PragmaticVillainy he wants them in top shape]].
* WoundedGazelleGambit: The bikers cover one of their own in blood from a victim so they can enter a hospital to kill a witness.
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