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SuperFly (2018)

Superfly (original title)
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With retirement on his mind, a successful young drug dealer sets up one last big job, while dealing with trigger-happy colleagues and the police.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Trevor Jackson ... Youngblood Priest
Jason Mitchell ... Eddie
Michael Kenneth Williams ... Scatter
Lex Scott Davis ... Georgia
Jennifer Morrison ... Detective Mason
Kaalan Walker Kaalan Walker ... Juju (as Kaalan 'KR' Walker)
Esai Morales ... Adalberto Gonzalez
Andrea Londo ... Cynthia
Big Bank Black Big Bank Black ... Q
Big Boi ... Mayor Atkins (as Antwan 'Big Boi' Patton)
Jacob Ming-Trent ... Fat Freddy
Brian F. Durkin ... Officer Turk Franklin (as Brian Durkin)
Dominique Madison ... Rochelle
Angel Love ... Hot Coco
Terayle Hill ... Dee
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When Priest, a young but experienced coke dealer in Atlanta, realizes it's time to get out of the trade, he risks it all on one last score. Double-crossing his mentor, Priest heads to Mexico to connect with the cartel that serves as the source of his product. Written by Anonymous

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Who will you protect? Who will you trust? Who will survive? See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language throughout, strong sexuality, nudity, and drug content | See all certifications »

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USA

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English | Spanish | Cantonese

Release Date:

13 June 2018 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,870,740, 17 June 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$20,545,116, 9 August 2018
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1.85 : 1
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The original soundtrack is produced by Future. See more »

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Remake of Super Fly (1972) See more »

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Written by Future (as Nayvadius Wilburn), Vas Coleman, Trevon Campbell and Bryan Torres
Produced by XL and Bryannwrk
Performed by Future featuring Yung Bans
Future appears courtesy of Epic Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment/Freebandz
Yung Bans appears courtesy of Freebandz
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Someone successfully turned your favorite Hip Hop video into a feature film.
15 June 2018 | by subxerogravitySee all my reviews

It's like the ultimate male fantasy come to life!

Priest is the king of the drug game in Atlanta, his head so strongly connected to his shoulders he does not need to bring a gun to a gun fight (And that's why it was so important to advertise it's from the producers of the matrix). He has the perfect life running the game with his boy and sharing his bed with not one but two hot chicks who don't mind sharing at all, as he runs his house like a true king, but one day he realizes he no longer has the mind set for the game and needs to do one last big score and get out before he gets got.

It's like if Disney was making a movie about a drug dealer. This dude Superfly is so perfect. In that way it's the perfect homage not just to the original movie but to the blaxpolation era altogether (both positive and negative) with their imagery of a brother who's near perfect.

But I have to admit, I would not have expected a movie like this in the times we are living in. It appeals so heavily to a male psyche the world is trying to change. Obviously mine has not, because I loved this flick. The producers of the Matrix (as the poster advertised) loaded it with so much Style and action (plus hot naked women) that I can't help but to enjoy.

Something tells me this is going to be my guilty pleasure.


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