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The Return of Superfly (1990)

This is a sequel to Super Fly (1972). In it, Nathan Purdee is now playing the role of Priest, who was played by Ron O'Neal in the previous movie. In it, Eddie, Priest's old partner, was ... See full summary »

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Sig Shore

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Anthony Wisdom (screenplay by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nathan Purdee ... Superfly / Priest
Margaret Avery ... Francine
Leonard L. Thomas ... Joey Maxwell (as Leonard Thomas)
Christopher Curry ... Tom Perkins
Carlos Carrasco ... Hector Estrada
Samuel L. Jackson ... Nate Cabot (as Sam Jackson)
Luis Antonio Ramos ... Manuel (as Luis Ramos)
Kirk Taylor ... Renaldo
David Groh ... Inspector Wolinski
John Gabriel ... Sarge Joyner
Tico Wells Tico Wells ... Willy Green
Patrice Ablack Patrice Ablack ... Irene Gates
Arnie Mazer Arnie Mazer ... Marty Ryan
Eric Payne ... Security Guard
Ruthanna Graves Ruthanna Graves ... Jasmine Jackson
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Storyline

This is a sequel to Super Fly (1972). In it, Nathan Purdee is now playing the role of Priest, who was played by Ron O'Neal in the previous movie. In it, Eddie, Priest's old partner, was killed. Now Priest, who has been living in France, and who is no longer a drug dealer, visits, and he sets out to find the ones who killed Eddie, and to get them. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Il ritorno di Superfly See more »

Filming Locations:

Connecticut, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$359,367, 11 November 1990

Gross USA:

$610,402

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$610,402
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Leading man Nathan Purdee was also the film's Stunt Supervisor. See more »

Connections

Follows Super Fly (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Somethin' Like Dis
Performed by CPO
(Lil Nation / M.C. Ren / Young D / James Brown / Fred Wesley / Charles Bobbitt)
Published by M.C. Ren Muzik/Donna Dijon Music
Adm. by Next Decade Entertainment (ASCAP/BMI)
Produced by Vince Edwards
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User Reviews

This movie is bad, thats why its so GOOD!!
31 May 2007 | by midibulletsSee all my reviews

People shouldn't be dissing this movie, cause they are missing the point. This movie is not supposed to be a blockbuster. Its clearly a low budget film, and is a great B Movie. Samuel L Jackson is great in this movie, as well as the soundtrack by Curtis Mayfeild. Some cool editing that captures the 80's feel perfectly in 1990, like when people fly thru windows, or short segway scenes, the sound designers put in cool vocal samples or other strange effects. This movie will be greatly enjoyed by people that appreciate bad movies for their comical end result. This is a great late night movie with friends that have a sense of humor :)


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