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Saturday, November 10, 2012

The Dolemite Explosion [a.k.a. The Return of Dolemite] (2002)

  • Rudy Ray Moore
  • Jerry Jones
  • James Evans
After a call from his sister, Jaz, Dolemite returns home from Africa with his two young sons, to once again, help clean up the neighborhood. But Dolemite has learned a few tricks since he has been away. He can shoot lightening from his fingertips, build forcefields, stop time and even teleport.

Dolemite's rival is nonother than Willie Green's Brother, Elmo (played by Jimmy Lynch). Along with his son, Charlie Blue, Green runs the crime in the local area based out of his nightclub. Learning of the return of Dolemite, Green intends to exact revenge. Once again, Lt. Pete Blakely (Jerry Jones) joins with Dolemite to help stop Green.

Notes: Moore began work on this self-financed film back around 2000. The film has been played on a couple of occasions as the RETURN OF DOLEMITE. Moore discovered that many people had believed it was just a title to re-release the original DOLEMITE. To avoid any confusion and let it be known that this is in fact a new feature film, he recently changed the title to THE DOLEMITE EXPLOSION and shot new opening/closing footage. A home video release is eventual but no dates have yet been determined.