Mean Johnny Barrows (1975) - Rotten Tomatoes

Mean Johnny Barrows (1975)





Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Mean Johnny Barrows Photos

Movie Info

A Vietnam War veteran (Fred Williamson) is discharged from the Army, and becomes involved with mobsters when he is unable to find a job. The gang uses him on a job when one of the thugs (Roddy McDowall) and his girlfriend (Jenny Sherman) decide to provoke a gang war.

Watch it now


Fred Williamson
as Johnny Barrows
Roddy McDowall
as Tony Da Vince
Stuart Whitman
as Mario Racconi
Luther Adler
as Don Racconi
Aaron Banks
as Capt. O'Malley
Anthony Caruso
as Don Da Vinci
Mike Henry (I)
as Carlo Da Vinci
Elliott Gould
as The Professor
View All

Critic Reviews for Mean Johnny Barrows

There are no critic reviews yet for Mean Johnny Barrows. Keep checking Rotten Tomatoes for updates!

Audience Reviews for Mean Johnny Barrows


Not a bad film, had a point, but low budget filming thats for sure. Johnny is a vietnam vet who earns a dishoronable discharge and is sent back to the states where in 1970 not only is hard for a black man to get a job but a vet with a BCD, no way, so he joins the underworld in order to square things with a rival mob gang. Its Black Exploration at its height. And you only have to sit thur 90 minutes. I give it 3 1/2 stars.

Bruce Bruce
Bruce Bruce

Super Reviewer

Mean Johnny Barrows Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

News & Features