New York Times - 09/07/1990
"...[The actors] exude a breezy, unself-conscious charm....Memorable for its sheer ambition and occasional flashy style..."
Los Angeles Times - 09/07/1990
"...Smart and stylish....DEF BY TEMPTATION is vital and funny..."
USA Today - 11/09/1990
"...Stylishly shot by Spike Lee's great cinematographer Ernest Dickerson..."
A young theology student (Kadeem Hardison) comes to Manhattan to visit his pal. Upon his arrival, the scholar encounters a sexy seductress who wants to bed him in order to gain possession of his soul. Will the religious lad resist temptation -- and keep his soul and virtue intact' This Troma film is a witty all-African-American production with an early appearance by Samuel L. Jackson and cinematography by Ernest Dickerson.
An evil succubus is preying on libidinous black men in New York, and all that stands in her way is a minister-in-training, an aspiring actor, and a cop that specializes in cases involving the supernatural.