Bucktown


1h 34m 1975

Brief Synopsis

Duke Johnson (played by Fred Williamson) visits a small Southern town, intent on burying his brother. After the funeral, he learns that he must stay for 60 days, for the estate to be processed. A few locals convince Duke to reopen his late brother's nightclub, and soon the local redneck policemen are intimidating Duke with threats of violence. Duke refuses to pay the bribes they demand, so then he and his lady friend Aretha (Pam Grier) are threatened and attacked by the crooked cops. Rather than take them on himself, Duke calls on his old pal Roy. Roy brings a few buddies to Bucktown, and they bring justice to the small town. With the redneck cops out of the way, Duke lets his guard down. Then the situation gets out of hand again. Finally, Duke must settle the score himself.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1975

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color

Synopsis

Duke Johnson goes to the small Southern community of Bucktown for the funeral of his brother, and finds that he is required to stay for 60 days while the estate is processed. During his stay, he is convinced to reopen his brother's nightclub and soon the local redneck policemen start harrassing him. When Duke refuses to pay the bribes they are demanding, he and his girl friend Aretha are attacked. Enlisting the help of his old friend Roy, Duke is joined by several buddies who correct the situation with the dishonest cops. But after his friends leave, the problems return and Duke has to fight them off once and for all by himself.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1975

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color

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Released in United States 1975

Released in United States on Video February 1988

Released in United States 1975

Released in United States on Video February 1988