Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song 50 years old

The Film that THE MAN doesn't want you to see!

Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song

After saving a Black Panther from some racist cops, a black male prostitute goes on the run from "the man" with the help of the ghetto community and some disillusioned Hells Angels.

Credits

All Cast

Name Character
Mario Van Peebles He was 14, now 64 years old as The Young Sweetback
John Amos He was 31, now 81 years old as Biker
William Kirschner
Lavelle Roby
Rhetta Hughes She was 17, now 67 years old as Old Girlfriend
Simon Chuckster as Beetle
Hubert Scales as Mu-Mu
Joe Tornatore He was 36, now 86 years old
Mikel Angel
Norman Fields
John Dullaghan He was 40, 78 years old when he died as Commissioner
Vincent Barbi He was 59, 86 years old when he died
Melvin Van Peebles He was 38, now 88 years old as Sweetback
Curt Matson as Actor

Crew

Name Department
Jerry Gross as Producer. He was 31 (62) years old when He died Production
Robert Maxwell as Director of Photography. He was 47 (68) years old when He died Camera
Melvin Van Peebles as Director. He was 38 (now 88) years old Directing
Melvin Van Peebles as Editor. He was 38 (now 88) years old Editing
Melvin Van Peebles as Producer. He was 38 (now 88) years old Production
Melvin Van Peebles as Music. He was 38 (now 88) years old Sound
Melvin Van Peebles as Screenplay. He was 38 (now 88) years old Writing
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Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (50 years)

The Film that THE MAN doesn't want you to see!

  • Release day: Friday, April 23, 1971
  • Runtime: 97 minutes
  • Budget: 150000.00
  • Revenue: 15200000.00