Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his vengeance, he rises to power in Harlem, New York. Angry at the racist society around him, both criminal and straight, he sees the acquisition of power as the solution to his rage.

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  1. Larry Cohen

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Fred Williamson

    Fred Williamson

    Tommy Gibbs

  2. Gloria Hendry

    Gloria Hendry


  3. AL

    Art Lund


  4. DM

    D'Urville Martin

    Rev. Rufus

  5. Julius Harris

    Julius Harris

    Mr. Gibbs

  6. MG

    Minnie Gentry

    Mama Gibbs

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 34m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • February 7, 1973
    R, Theatrical



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