Drop Squad (1994)

Oct 28, 1994 | Drama, General Film

Director: David C. Johnson

Writer(s): David Taylor, David C. Johnson, Butch Robinson

tarring: Eriq La Salle, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Ving Rhames, Kasi Lemmons, Leonard L. Thomas, Nicole Powell, Eric Payne, Crystal R. Fox, Vanessa Williams, Michael Ralph, Billy ‘Sly’ Williams, Kim Hawthorne, Afemo Omilami, Paula Kelly, Charles Brown, Iris Little Thomas, Tico Wells, Ray Aranha, Fran Carter, Charles Weldon, Roderick Garr, Paul Benjamin, Donna Briscoe, Charnele Brown, Mark David Kennerly, Dwania Kyles, Michael H. Moss, Bruce Taylor, Arthur French, Ernest Dixon , Sharlene Ross, Jay McMillan, Maggie Rush, Tim Hutchinson, Ellis Williams, Ed Wheeler, William Allen Young, John Lawhorn, Marguerite Hannah, Bill Griffith, Michelle Benjamin Cooper, John Jordan, Joe Bryant, Joanna Maddox, Gloretta L. Wilson, Marilyn Sue Perry, Suzanne Jones, Quincy Rene Dickerson, Mark Batson, Spike Lee

Synopsis: Political satire about an underground militant group that kidnaps African-Americans who have sold out their race. The story follows as the group led Curtis-Hall and Rhames kidnaps an advertising executive (La Salle) who has been providing advertising programs that belittles blacks and women. One advertisement features Spike Lee endorsing Gospelpak Fried Chicken which comes in a bucket with the Confederate flag draped all over it.

Release Date: October 28, 1994 (USA) | Length: 86 min | Genre: Drama | MPAA Rating: Rated R for language.

Note: Donna Briscoe isn’t the actress from Hidden Figures. Not sure if Joanna Maddox is the same one as the singer/playwright. Need to watch this film again to better identify people.