Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. Our man finds himself really up against it when he tries to apprehend a pimp named Gator and ends up killing him in the process. ;-), Reviewed in the United States on February 6, 2015. The story follows Truck Turner and his partner's bounty hunting and the resulting fallout. Edna Richardson Dernadette Gladden Tara Strohmeier Lisa Farringer Sharon Madigan Mel Novak Donnie Williams Randy Gray Annik Borel Matthew 'Stymie' Beard Rhavan Briggs Johnny Ray McGhee Clarence Lockett John Evans John Dennis, Michael Allin Oscar Williams Jerry Wilkes, American International Pictures Sequoia Pictures, Black Bullet, Dusør-bødlen Truck Turner, ブラック・ハンター, Cazadores de asesinos, Bükülmez kabadayı, Вантажівка Тернер, 91 mins   I made this for myself but I thought others might find it useful. All the films from my exploitation lists, bundled into one mega-super-list-to-rule-them-all! * *Nobody cares if you don't think…, Ivica_Pusticki 1,000 films 10,316 1332 Edit, You all heard about that famous book called "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", right!? I recognized the "...I want you to come out there and shake your asses proper, ya hear!? Isaac Hayes is likable as the title star, a former college football player who (it's implied) couldn't go pro due to an injury. Music, Action, 70s FASHION--a Movie for the Whole Family! The dialogue crackles and snaps with an Elmore rhythm. The first scene at the army base where truck shows the racist soldiers what’s up is worth a watch alone. What really impresses me, though, is that even with all of the cartoonish dressings, this still has a moral center -- it's not glorifying the violence or the lifestyles that these rhinestone-studded eyepatch-wearing pimps live. I saw this over a month ago and am barely writing about it now. Isaac Hayes Yaphet Kotto Alan Weeks Annazette Chase Nichelle Nichols Sam Laws Paul Harris Charles Cyphers John Kramer Scatman Crothers Dick Miller Bob Harris Jac Emel Stan Shaw Wendell Tucker Sonny Barnes Don Watters Eddie Smith Esther Sutherland Earl Maynard Henry Kingi Lawrence Gabriel Jr. James Millhollin Jon Jacobs Douglas Anderson Don Megowan Richard Selzer Ruth Warshawsky Cheryl Sampson Now get out there and make it look good!" You can tell that this is a movie Tarantino probably worshipped fervently. Few things. Stunning Blu-ray of a Fun 70's Action Classic, Reviewed in the United States on September 7, 2015. 1974 Great, gritty, grimy blaxploitation with a rogues gallery of pimps on par with those in Black Dynamite (it's with good reason that when you search the movie title on YouTube, the 'legendary pimp funeral scene' appears before the trailer in the results). Hangin' pussy. Ridiculous and hilarious with an amazing soundtrack from Isaac himself. He's a skip tracer, the last of the bounty hunters. Upbeat music from star Isaac Hayes, great characters and dialog, fun chases, fun shootouts and some surprising (and very 70's) twists and turns. Truck Turner and his partner Jerry, who make their living as bounty hunters in Los Angeles, are hired to hunt down Gator, a pimp who has skipped bail. The action moves quickly and the film is well scored, acted and costumed. This feels like the comic book flipside to Coffy, cut from the same ragged cloth, but making that roughness go down easier with flashy costumes, coke-sprinkled funerals, and kitty kat comic relief. Hayes played Mack "Truck" Turner, a bounty hunter who works for the government. The Insurance Company pisses off the wrong mutha fucka. The countless exploding squibs and gouts of paint blood splattered across the screen only serve as an exclamation point to all of this. Andrew Liverod 11,875 films 411 17 Edit. A high dollar Ho' fashion show. Living on blood money and borrowed time. Isaac Hayes singing the music to his own sex scene has gotta be the purest form of blaxploitation cinema. Hospital chaos straight outta Hard Boiled. This film is a helluva lot of fun, sporting some great…. I love Isaac Hayes but the acting here is very stiff and I found the film itself quite dull. Truck Turner does not suffer fools lightly! Isaac Hayes is Truck Turner. Isaac Hayes also composed the music score for the film. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google privacy policy and terms of service apply. This film is incredibly entertaining. Parker before his ride on the Nostromo. Film data from TMDb. Directors, actors, studios are of course the common things…, The Grindhouse Cinema Database is an online database of cult/exploitation/grindhouse movies from the '30s to the mid/late '80s. Well worth a watch if you're into the genre. ", Besides all this you get subtle bits of visual set decor like when Truck brings home his just out of jail girlfriend and they enter…. I stumbled on this movie in a really weird way--I was watching a YouTube video "How DWV Broke Up...William Belli" and saw a clip of the movie Truck Turner. A cool-breezy-fun flick. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Damn, Truck Turner is cool. Yaphet Kotto played one of the bad guys in the film. TRUCK TURNER (1974) could be on any daylight LA noir list, despite detection only really occurring in the first act. Pure Cinema is the official podcast of the New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles. One of the most all-around entertaining blaxploitation pictures, TRUCK TURNER offers all of the genre ingredients, plus an amiable sense of humor and a winning performance from Isaac Hayes, who also provides a terrific score. Nichelle Nichols is also great in a role very far removed from Lt. Uhura. This leaves Dorinda (Nichelle Nichols), Gator's main squeeze on the warpath and using her stable of whores to finance the muscle she needs to see Truck Turner dead. He has a cute kitty-cat. One of the best blaxploitation flicks I've seen. A pimp's patio full of Ho's and nobody is getting fucked. South Park's Chef as Truck Turner, one badass mutha fuckin bounty hunter. I adore Yaphet Kotto and he does not disappoint. Blue's last ride. A 90-minute endorphin jolt, and the pleasure comes from its expert construction but also its absolute tonal mastery, from good time vibes to Peckinpah-like mournful death and back again with no visible strain or effort. if watching this movie is looking into the eyes of god, then the soundtrack must be listening to the holy ghost sing. Every character big and small is a character. This isn't a genre I am familiar with, but I kinda like this movie. The humor is … Dreaming of tits in Tahiti. Isaac Hayes (pulling double duty as star and composer), Yaphet Kotto, Scatman Crothers, Dick Miller, and an absolutely transcendent Nichelle Nichols, a very long way from the Enterprise - this is easily one of the most entertaining movies ever made, and appropriately for a movie and protagonist named "Truck" it gearshifts subtly into an almost mournful mode regarding his lifestyle of seemingly….

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