Trouble Man [Blu-ray] [1972]

  • SKU: 32037591
  • Release Date: 10/18/2016
  • Rating: R
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Overall Customer Rating:
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (2 out of 2)

Special Features

  • Audio commentary by film historians Nathaniel Thompson and Howard S. Berger
  • Trailer gallery


Trouble Man
An inner-city point man is on the run from both the cops and the crooks in this streetwise blaxpolitation drama. T (Robert Hooks) is a combination pool shark, private detective, and all-purpose ghetto fixer who operates out of a billiards parlor in South Central Los Angeles. T has done well for himself -- he drives a fancy new car, wears expensive suits, and lives in an upscale apartment -- but he also looks out for folks on the block, and knows how to tell the good guys from the bad guys on either side of the law. T is approached by Chalky (Paul Winfield) and his partner, Pete (Ralph Waite), who run a floating dice game in the neighborhood. Chalky tells T they've been ripped off by a band of thieves several nights running, and they want him to find out who the masked stick-up men are. T is willing to do the job for the right price, but it turns out Chalky and Pete are trying to take down rival crime kingpin Big (Julius Harris), and when one of Big's underlings turns up dead, T is blamed for the crime by both Big and corrupt police captain Joe Marx (Bill Smithers). Trouble Man also stars Paula Kelly's as T's love interest, and features an original score by Marvin Gaye. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Virginia Capers
    Virginia Capers - Macy
  • Johnny Crawford
    Johnny Crawford - Sgt. Koeppler
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    Danny Lopez - Young Boxer
  • Felton Perry
    Felton Perry - Bobby
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    Stack Pierce - Collie

Customer rating

would recommend to a friend
  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Music

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    I bought this movie expecting to see a cheesy made blaxploitation film,(because I love those films) but the movie turn out to surprisingly very good and it even a good plot. This film is very well worth purchasing

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great plot

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    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    The plot of this movie was very good compared to other blaxploitation films,this movie is well worth buying.

    I would recommend this to a friend

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