Melinda (1972) - Rotten Tomatoes

Melinda (1972)





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In this blaxploitation flick, a supercool deejay, stuck on himself, decides to get revenge after his girl friend is slaughtered in his apartment. He enlists the help of a friend to investigate the death. He then finds a tape that shows that implicates a mobster in the murder of a union leader. His girl died because she had the tape. Violence and martial arts action ensues.


Calvin Lockhart
as Frankie J. Parker
Rosalind Cash
as Terry Davis
Ross Hagen
as Gregg Van
Renny Roker
as Dennis Smith
Jim Kelly
as Charles Atkins
Jan Tice
as Marcia
Lonne Elder III
as Lt. Daniels
George Fisher
as Young Man
Buddy Joe Hooker
as Rome's Servant
Jack Manning
as Bank Man
Gary Pagett
as Sgt. Adams
Khalil Bezaleel
as Washington
Nina Roman
as Bank Woman
Earl Maynard
as Karate Group
Dori Dixon
as Karate Group
Douglas C. Lawrence
as Karate Group
Evelyne Cuffee
as Karate Group
Peaches Jones
as Karate Group
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Critic Reviews for Melinda

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

A sly and seething blend of genres and tones in the guise of a straightforward blaxploitation drama.

January 27, 2020 | Full Review…

It is too long for its rather slim subject.

July 28, 2020 | Full Review…

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