Coffy (1973)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  13 June 1973 (USA)
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A black nurse takes vigilante justice against inner-city drug dealers after her sister becomes their latest victim.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Howard Brunswick
King George
Arturo Vitroni
Barry Cahill ...
Ruben Moreno ...
Lisa Farringer ...
Priscilla (as Carol Lawson)
Linda Haynes ...


Nurse "Coffy" Coffin leads a double life. During the day, she's a nurse at work. At night, she's an avenging angel on a personal vendetta, tracking down the drug pushers who hooked her younger sister on drugs. Along the way, she meets a honest police detective who also is leading a double life. Written by blazesnakes9

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Release Date:

13 June 1973 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Belali dilber  »

Box Office


$500,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Vitroni's home was actually that of western movie legend Roy Rogers. See more »


Actor in mirror has sleeves rolled down at 06:24 and sleeves rolled up at 06:30 while in all other cutaways his sleeves are up. See more »


Howard Brunswick: What I did was for our people, for our brothers and sisters.
Coffy: You shouldn't talk to me about sisters, Howard, I've got a sister.
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Referenced in Intimate Portrait: Pam Grier (1999) See more »


Shining Symbol
Music by Roy Ayers
Lyrics by Carl Clay
Sung by Wayne Garfield
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Wham! Bam! Thank you, Pam!
19 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

What a great film! After seeing "Friday Foster" last week which was a quite disappointment Pam found back to old qualities with this movie! The nerve-straining and tame political correctness of "Friday Foster" is fortunately totally missing, because "Coffy" follows straight up to some unwritten genre laws: the white are the bad guys, black ones the good - that´s how the rules of blaxploitation normally function! The story is simple: nurse Coffy takes revenge for her little sister, who was maltreated by the drug syndicate. Sometimes the film reminded me on Michael Winner´s "Death Wish", however Charles Bronson is a little milk boy in comparison to the tough and sexy Coffy: Pam shows her breasts every five minutes and when she doesn´t she kills a dozens of people instead. The scene when she blows away the head of an evil pimp is next to William Lustig´s "Maniac" the greatest headshot ever featured in a film! Loved also the hilarious girl brawl at the buffet! A great fun flick!!

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