A mid-19th century mulatto slave is torn between his success as a pit-fighter and the injustices of white society.
A mid-19th century mulatto slave is torn between his success as a pit-fighter and the injustices of white society. In HD.
Based on the hugely successful novel by Kyle Onstott, Mandingo takes the audience beyond the sentimentalized South of other films with uncompromising honesty and realism to show the true brutalizing nature of slavery, which made victims of both owner and slave. Heavyweight boxer Ken Norton makes his screen debut in the title role, with Perry King (Possession of Joel Delaney) as his white owner, friend, and eventual nemesis.
A slave owner in the 1840s trains one of his slaves to be a bare-knuckle fighter, unaware that his wife is demanding from his champion services of a different kind.
A slave owner in the 1840s trains his slaves to be bare-knuckle fighting champions, unaware that his daughter is having an affair with his top fighter.
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