Willie Dynamite

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1973
  • Color
  • Running Time: 102 Min.
  • Production Co: Universal Pictures
  • Distribution Co: Universal Pictures (1974) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Gilbert Moses
  • Written by Ron Cutler, Joe Keyes Jr.
  • Starring Roscoe Orman, Diana Sands, Thalmus Rasulala, Joyce Walker, Roger Robinson, George Murdock
  • Produced by David Brown, Richard D. Zanuck
  • Original Music by J.J. Johnson
  • Cinematography by Frank Stanley
  • Film Editing by Aaron Stell


  • Ain't no one crosses WILLIE "D"
  • He's tight, together, and mean.
  • Chicks, Chumps, he uses 'em all.
  • He's got to be Number-One.


Willie Dynamite is a 1974 blaxploitation film, starring Roscoe Orman, Diana Sands, Thalmus Rasulala, Joyce Walker, and was released by Universal Pictures. The eponymous Willie Dynamite is a pimp in New York City, who strives to be number one in the city. As he is trying to do so, a social worker named Cora, is trying to change his ways - as well as those of the women who work for him - for the better. It was the first film produced by the Zanuck-Brown Company. (Wikipedia)

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