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The Bad Bunch
Home video cover
Directed byGreydon Clark
Written byGreydon Clark
Alvin L. Fast
Produced byAlvin L. Fast
StarringTom Johnigarn
Greydon Clark
Jacqueline Cole
Bambi Allen
Aldo Ray
CinematographyLouis Horvath
Edited byEarl Watson
Music byEd Cobb
Distributed byDimension Pictures
Release date
1973
Running time
83 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

The Bad Bunch (a.k.a. Tom) is an American 1973 blaxploitation drama film directed by and co-starring Greydon Clark.

Plot

The film is a study of prejudice and discrimination. It tells the story of a black gang who run the streets of Watts and of Jim, a white man, who tries to befriend them. Prejudice stands in the way of any friendship and turns black against white in a mid '70s, does much to show how society has progressed, but to some it may seem that "the more things change, the more they stay the same."

Release

The film was released theatrically in the United States by Four Star International in 1973 and re-released by Dimension Pictures in 1976.

The film was released on a double feature DVD with Clark's Hi-Riders by VCI Home Entertainment in 2010.

See also