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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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Coffy
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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
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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
Peaches Jones ...
Julia
Jan-Minika Hughes ...
Billie (as Minika Hughes)
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Cindy
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Jake
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Studs
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Dr. Brannan
Wally Strauss ...
Doctor
Dick O'Shea ...
Doctor #2
Kim Williams ...
Nurse I
Ellen Blake ...
Nurse II
Lee Terry ...
Nurse III
Gail Davis ...
Bricke Redd
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Orderly
Don Newsome ...
Attendant
Karen Williams ...
LuBelle
Bobby Johnson ...
Floyd
Ron Gans ...
Stranger
Nat Jones ...
Stoned Boy
Dea St. Lamont ...
Harriet
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Helen (as Bebe Louis)
Jason Laskay ...
Ron
Walter Beakel ...
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Eumenio Blanco ...
Hospital Visitor (uncredited)
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Party Guest (uncredited)
Eugene Jackson ...
Man at Rally (uncredited)
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Paul King ...
Party Guest (uncredited)

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Jack Hill

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Salvatore Billitteri ... executive producer
Robert Papazian ... producer (as Robert A. Papazian)
Samuel Z. Arkoff ... executive producer (uncredited)
Buzz Feitshans ... producer (uncredited)

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Roy Ayers

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Paul Lohmann ... director of photography

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Chuck McClelland ... (as Charles McClelland)

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Terence Anderson ... assistant editor
Bill Berry ... negative cutter

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Bernard Carneol
Joe Scully

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Perry Ferguson II

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Charles B. Pierce ... (as Charles Pierce)

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Ray Brooks ... makeup artist
Travis Dixon ... hair stylist

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Norman A. Cook ... production manager
David Sheldon ... production supervisor: AIP (uncredited)

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Reuben L. Watt ... first assistant director (as Ruben Watt)
John Barnwell ... second assistant director (uncredited)

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Tom Fairbanks ... property master (as Thomas Fairbanks)
Richard Evans ... property master (uncredited)
Herb Panzer ... lead man (uncredited)

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Gene Corso ... sound effects
Donald F. Johnson ... sound mixer (as Don Johnson)
Jules Strasser ... boom operator (as Jules Strasser III)

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Jack DeBron ... special effects
Cliff Wenger ... special effects (uncredited)

Stunts

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Bob Minor ... stunt coordinator
Jophery C. Brown ... stunts (uncredited)
Jadie David ... stunts (uncredited)
Nick Dimitri ... stunts (uncredited)
Jeannie Epper ... stunts (uncredited)
Kevin N. Johnston ... stunts (uncredited)
Peaches Jones ... stunts (uncredited)

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Colin J. Campbell ... gaffer (as Colin Campbell)
Edmond L. Koons ... camera operator (as Edward Koons)
Charles L. Morgan ... key grip
Jim Plannette ... gaffer (as James Plannett)
Phil Segura ... still photographer
Howard Hagadorn ... dolly grip (uncredited)
Gary B. Kibbe ... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Richard A. Mention III ... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Ed Pirrung ... best boy (uncredited)
Orlando Suero ... still photographer (uncredited)
Edward Thompson ... electrician (uncredited)

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Beverly Israel ... casting secretary

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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James M. George ... wardrobe supervisor (as James George)
Sandra Stewart ... wardrobe woman

Location Management

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Charles Minsky ... location assistant (uncredited)

Music Department

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Roy Ayers ... conductor / music arranger
Ving Hershon ... music editor
Harry Whitaker ... music arranger

Transportation Department

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Donald R. Casella ... transportation captain (as Don Casella)
Dale Raos ... driver: Cinemobile (uncredited)
Howard A. Small ... transportation gaffer (uncredited)

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Joyce King ... script supervisor
Julian F. Myers ... publicist
Stan Taylor ... assistant to producer
John Denison ... craft service (uncredited)
Karen Rasch ... production assistant (uncredited)
Paul Roedl ... auditor (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

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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Taglines No one sleeps when they mess with Coffy! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Coffy, la panthère noire de Harlem (France)
  • Coffy - Die Raubkatze (West Germany)
  • Coffy - den nådeløse hævner (Denmark)
  • I gynaika pou ekdikeitai me to sex (Greece)
  • Coffy: Hevner uten nåde (Norway)
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Runtime
  • 91 min
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Budget $500,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia The idea to hide various weapons in Coffy's afro came from Pam Grier. See more »
Goofs Brunswick mistakenly calls the character of Ramos by the actor's real name: Ruben. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Urban Legend (1998). See more »
Soundtracks Coffy Baby See more »
Quotes Coffy: This is the end of your rotten life, you motherfuckin' dope pusher!
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