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Superfly ★★½ 1972 (R)

Controversial upon release, pioneering blaxploitation has Harlem dope dealer finding trouble with gangs and police as he attempts to establish retirement fund from one last deal. Excellent period tunes by Curtis Mayfield. Two lesser sequels. 98m/C VHS, DVD . Ron O'Neal, Carl Lee, Sheila Frazier, Julius W. Harris, Charles McGregor; D: Gordon Parks Jr.; W: Phillip Fenty; C: James Signorelli; M: Curtis Mayfield.