Rent Baadasssss! on DVD


2003 Rated R 1hr 49m

Mario Van Peebles pays homage to his father, Melvin, by playing him in this account of how the famous director made his 1971 opus Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song, about a black man who rises up against the injustices of white cops.

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Movie Details

2005 Independent Spirit Awards®
Pervasive language and some strong sexuality/nudity
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1


French, Portuguese, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; audio commentary; featurette; photo gallery; previews.