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The Sore Losers (1997)

Set in present day Northeastern Mississippi and Memphis, Blackie (Jack Oblivian) returns to Earth 42 years after his first visit to complete a mission: Given a second chance by The Elder of... See full synopsis »
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Jack Yarber Jack Yarber ... Blackie, Juvenile Delinquent (as Jack Oblivian)
Kerine Elkins Kerine Elkins ... Kerine, Hermaphrodite
Mike Maker Mike Maker ... Mike, Beautiful Boy
D'Lana Tunnell D'Lana Tunnell ... D'Lana, Amazon
Hugh Brooks Hugh Brooks ... Tuthpick
Ghetty Chasun Ghetty Chasun ... Old Mother
Jim Townsend Jim Townsend ... Old Father
David F. Friedman David F. Friedman ... The Elder
Mary Wills Mary Wills ... Malt Liquor Angel
Lydia Martini Lydia Martini ... Headnurse McComb
Gray Burnhart Gray Burnhart ... Kuntry Store Proprietor
Dave Dunlap Dave Dunlap ... Western comedian, pizza boy
Dave Shipp Dave Shipp ... Bootlegger
Jennifer Stevens Jennifer Stevens ... Bootlegger's Daughter
Michael B. Conway Michael B. Conway ... FBI
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Set in present day Northeastern Mississippi and Memphis, Blackie (Jack Oblivian) returns to Earth 42 years after his first visit to complete a mission: Given a second chance by The Elder of the Lo-Fi Frequency (Sexploitation pioneer of the '50's and '60's DAVID FRIEDMAN), he is to finish his original mission of killing 12 victims. He hooks up with his old friend Mike (Mike Maker) then eventually meets Kerine (Kerine Elkins) and Goliatha (D'Lana Tunnell). Trouble begins.

Kerine, fresh out of prison, kills her parents and Blackie finds out THE DEATHS COUNT AS IF HE HAD KILLED THEM HIMSELF! This causes cosmic problems for Blackie because he now has 13 deaths to his credit instead of 12!

The Elder tells Blackie in order to return home he must TAKE BACK THE 13TH DEATH (Kerine's Mother, played by Ghetty Chasun) BY KILLING A VICTIM OF THE ELDERS CHOOSING! Blackie then discovers he must drag the dead Mother around with his gang until this feat is accomplished. Eventually Blackie discovers that ...

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The behind the scenes making of this movie is featured on episode 3 of the pre-Youtube Dallas Texas cable access show "The Hypnotic Eye". See more »

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Written and Performed by Alicja Trout
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This movie is fantastic
23 June 2007 | by eric-791See all my reviews

Jack Oblivian. Mike Maker. Guitar wolf for god's sake. I'll tell you this much, the blood of angels is Schlitz. You think about that.

This movie is not for everyone, in fact there's a good chance you'll overlook it and move along. But slow down for pete's sake, else you're gonna miss a great sci-fi action exploitation film with heart. Production issues aside, The Sore Loser's is a great, if somewhat convoluted, comic book movie with an amazing soundtrack. The music alone is well worth the viewing. I ordered a copy of this video, Jesus Christ, ten years ago (how did that happen?), and it contained a number music videos by the "Oblivians". If you haven't heard them, well you better make a to do list and get your act together. Anyway, I'm not sure if they are still included with the film (hell i don't even know if you can still get a copy of the movie at all anymore actually)

I'll tell you this much America, if you find yourself finding fault with the cinematography and sound editing, then your missing the point, but again, it's not gonna be for everyone. However, if you're someone who likes old John Waters movies like "Female Trouble" and "Pink Flamingos", then get a copy of this film.

Did I tell you about the angel's blood being Schlitz. I wasn't kidding about that.


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February 1997 (USA) See more »

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Schlechte Verlierer See more »

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