The Return of Superfly
|The Return of Superfly|
|Directed by||Sig Shore|
|Produced by||Sig Shore|
|Written by||Anthony Wisdom|
|Music by||Curtis Mayfield|
|Edited by||John Mullen|
|Distributed by||Multicom Entertainment Group Inc., Crash Pictures|
The Return of Superfly is a 1990 blaxploitation film directed by Sig Shore as the second sequel to the 1972 film, Super Fly (after Super Fly T.N.T.). The film stars Nathan Purdee and Margaret Avery and features a performance by Samuel L. Jackson. In this third entry in the Super Fly films, Priest returns to New York from Paris to find who is responsible for his friend's murder. With a couple of new friends, he attempts to bring the killers to justice while trying not to get into criminal activity like he did years ago.
- Nathan Purdee as Youngblood Priest
- Margaret Avery as Francine
- Leonard L. Thomas as Joey
- Christopher Curry as Tom Perkins
- Carlos Carrasco as Hector
- Samuel L. Jackson as Nate Cabot
- Luis Ramos as Manuel
- Kirk Taylor as Renaldo
- David E.Weinberg as DEA officer
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