In 2009, Michael Jai White made waves with the Blaxploitation classic “Black Dynamite,” and now he returns with “Outlaw Johnny Black,” a Spaghetti Western comedy that pays homage to the genre’s classics. White, reprising the role of the stoic gunslinger Johnny Black, embarks on a revenge mission against Outlaw Brett Clayton. The film seamlessly blends Western elements, humor, and martial arts, showcasing White’s versatility. While the humor in “Outlaw Johnny Black” is more restrained compared to “Black Dynamite,” White’s sincere filmmaking and tight choreography compensate for it. The movie becomes a noteworthy addition to the limited collection of Black-helmed Westerns, with White establishing himself as a key player in this niche genre. Visit afdah 2 for more!
Outlaw Johnny Black | September 15, 2023 (United States)
Director: Michael Jai WhiteWriter: Byron Minns, Michael Jai WhiteStars: Michael Jai White, Anika Noni Rose, Erica AshSummary: Hell bent on avenging the death of his father, Johnny Black vows to gun down Brett Clayton and becomes a wanted man in the process while posing as a preacher in a small mining town that's be... Read all
Countries: United StatesLanguages: English