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Not quite on target social satire revolving around buppie Burford Jackson Jr. (La Salle), a token minority ad exec who's job is to push questionable products, using gross stereotypes, to the black community. His family's appalled and Buford becomes a prime target of D.R.O.P. (Deprogramming and Restoration of Pride), a vigilante organization that kidnaps erring black bretheren and leads them back to their cultural heritage. Frequently intense performances but the script raises some serious issues it doesn't deliver on. Based on the short story "The Deprogrammer" by David Taylor.

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Available on Running time 88 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Comedy Drama, African America, Advertising, Adapted from a Story, Vigilantes, Brainwashed
Screenplay
David C(lark) Johnson, Butch Robinson, David Taylor
Cast
Eriq La Salle, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Ving Rhames, Kasi Lemmons, Vanessa Williams, Nicole Powell, Afemo Omilami, Spike Lee
Cinematography
Ken Kelsch
Director
David C(lark) Johnson
Music
Michael Bearden
Other
Kevin Lee
Producer
Shelby Stone, Butch Robinson, Spike Lee, 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, Gramercy Pictures

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DROP Squad
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Stacey

DROP Squad came out in 1994 and has a total running time of 88 minutes. David Johnson directed this comedy/drama film starring Eriq La Salle (as Bruford Jamison Jr.), Vondie Curtis-Hall (as Rocky Seavers), and Ving Rhames (as Garvey). You can purchase DROP Squad on VHS and DVD. DROP stands for Deprogramming and Restoration of Pride and what the DROP Squad does is they kidnap African Americans and send them back to their cultural heritage if they’ve sold out their race. The DROP Squad is lead by Rocky Seavers and Garvey. Their latest kidnap has been Bruford Jamison Jr. He’s an advertising executive that makes stereotype advertisement, mainly toward African Americans. I don’t like this movie. It seems very stereotypical and racist.