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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

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Howard Brunswick
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King George
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Carter
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Arturo Vitroni
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Omar
Barry Cahill ...
McHenry
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Nick
Ruben Moreno ...
Ramos
Lisa Farringer ...
Jeri
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Priscilla (as Carol Lawson)
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Meg
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Aleva
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Grover
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Sugarman
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Storyline

Coffy is a nurse whose younger sister gets involved in drugs and is severely injured by contaminated heroin. Coffy sets out on a mission of vengeance and vigilante justice, killing drug dealers, pimps, and mobsters who cross her path. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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13 June 1973 (USA)  »

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Belali dilber  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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Shot in 18 days. See more »

Goofs

It is hot & sunny when King George is taken in his own car, then can see that is raining when the car first stops (see back window) and the weather is back to being hot & sunny during the noose sequence. See more »

Quotes

Coffy: [with Carter at the juvenile rehabilitation center] Some of the kids here were on all sorts of pills, some of them are on Methadone now... the youngest is only 9 years old. The worst are the ones that got the contaminated junk. But you know how some of those junkie dealers are, they'll put anything in it to stretch another dollar out of it.
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Shining Symbol
Music by Roy Ayers
Lyrics by Carl Clay
Sung by Wayne Garfield
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One of the best exploitation films ever
8 October 2002 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

Excellently filmed, directed, and written. One of the best action films of the 70s, equally as sadistic as any Italian or German "S and M" movies. Scenes of black man being tied and dragged by car make a modern audience VERY uncomfortable! Pam Grier shows it all! I dig the scene with her and the leather chick with the junky girlfriend. Jack Hill should be praised for bringing us the gem of a movie!


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