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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

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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Storyline

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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Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Cantonese

Release Date:

13 June 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

SuperFly See more »

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Box Office

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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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film was shot, edited and released in a five month period. Principal Photography started in January 2018 and concluded in March in 2018. Post Production took place during April and May in 2018 and the film was released on June 13, 2018. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Superfly (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Please Forgive
Written by Xavier Dotson, Sean Garrett (as Sean "The Pen" Garrett), Lecrae (as Lecrae Devaughn Moore) and Crystal Nicole Johnson (as Crystal Johnson-Pompey)
Produced by Xavier Dotson (as Zaytoven) and Sean Garrett (as Sean "The Pen" Garrett)
Performed by Lecrae, Sean Garrett and Crystal Nicole Johnson
Lecrae appears courtesy of Columbia Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment
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Almost fly
5 September 2018 | by kizidagrizzlySee all my reviews

I remember watching the original movie as a young person and being mesmerised by the gall and grit of the protagonist. With this version, I feel flyer than the character and though there are moments of near brilliance, there is an air of amateurish casting in the form of 'Juju' and the longer the movie goes on, the flimsier it gets. It's nowhere near the coolness of the original piece. I would like to congratulate the movie director and makers for taking the gamble and releasing it onto the world.


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