Trouble Man
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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),… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Trouble Man is a horrible movie, but it's worth thinking about."
‑ Vincent Canby, New York Times
"Despite some excellent use of Los Angeles locations, Trouble Man is a classic example of what white writers and producers perceive as the black lifestyle."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
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