After SUPERFLY (1972) proved that inner-city East Coast drug dealers could make commercially viable movie heroes, it was time for West Coast pimps to have a crack at the box office. THE MACK is lacking in narrative drive and logic, but offers an entertainingly exploitative portrait of a
Freed from prison after nearly five years, Goldie (Max Julien) assembles an independent stable of prostitutes even as white druglord the Fatman (George Murdock) tries to employ his services. Dogged by the two cops who arrested him, both of whom are on the take, and despite his strong-willed
brother Olinga (Roger E. Mosley) preaching against crime in the commu...