Disco Godfather is a 1979 Blaxploitation film, starring Rudy Ray Moore as Tucker Moore, a former cop, dancing and martial arts "expert", turned crazily popular Disco DJ and club owner. When his nephew, a promising basketball talent named Bucky gets "whacked out" on PCP, Tucker decides to go after the PCP dealer himself and administer some street justice, Disco-style.
"TROPER! WHAT HAS YOU HAY-AD?!":
- Arc Words: "Put your weight on it, put your weight on it!" Supposedly, Rudy Ray Moore actually trademarked this!
- "Attack the whack!"
- Artistic License Law: There's no way you could trademark something as generic as "put your weight on it".
- Badass Grandpa: Rudy Ray Morre was way into his fifties when filming this.
- Dance Battler: Tucker Moore and all his friends from the Disco.
- Downer Ending: Tucker not only fails to stop the bad guy, he gets "whacked out" himself. The only possible light spot is that Bucky seems to be doing better.
- Mood Whiplash: After one of the darkest and most surreal endings of any Disco movie (hell, any movie!) ever, the credits roll over a still image of Tucker DJ'ing in his jumpsuit, while upbeat Disco music plays.
- Mushroom Samba: The PCP trips are treated more like a case of demonic possession. The "treatment" doesn't seem to consist of anything more than a priest reading a sermon!
- Orgasmic Combat: Tucker has a fight with a bullwhip-wielding cowboy who gives us this wonderful piece of information:"I could've killed you back there asshole, but this is how i get my nut off!"
- The Un Reveal: After talking to his old police buddies about his situation, one of them says that only two things can get Tucker mad. One of them is messing with his family... and we never get to hear the other.