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      Superfly T.N.T.

      R 1973 1 hr. 27 min. Action List
      Reviews 18% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score A Harlem drug dealer (Ron O'Neal) and his girlfriend (Sheila Frazier) retire to Rome, where he joins an African revolution. Read More Read Less

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      Audience Member Not as interesting as the first one. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 02/14/23 Full Review Audience Member After the success of Super Fly (1972), it's producer Sig Shore and star Ron O'Neal came up with an idea for a sequel, which was written by Roots creator Alex Haley. With O'Neal directing, they opted for a plot that would be different to the original, you have to admire the guts they had to do this, but it doesn't all work, and alot of it is slow. Youngblood Priest (O'Neal) is now living in Rome, having fled Harlem, and lived in London and Paris before settling on Rome. He gets by on money by partaking in card games with other local gangsters, and he lives with girlfriend Georgia (Sheila Frazier). During one such card game, he is introduced to Dr. Lamine Sonko (Roscoe Lee Browne), who is a diplomat from the African republic of Umbia, which is in the the throes of a violent revolution. Dr. Sonko comes with an offer to help bankroll a gun-running operation that would put an end to the revolution, and restore order. Priest originally refuses, but after seeing what it's like in Umbia up close, he agrees to do it, but he needs to raise the cash to do it, and that isn't going to be easy. It's inferior to the original, and it does take it's time in getting going, and the ending is confused, (it was changed hastily at the last minute when the studio learnt that Shaft in Africa (1973) had an almost identical story to this), the end result is a brave attempt but foolhardy on the whole. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 02/05/23 Full Review Audience Member Very ho-hum sequel to a great film. Priest decides to come out of retirement to help overthrow an African dictator. Looks like it was extremely low-budget. For die-hard fans only. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 01/15/23 Full Review Audience Member Not as good as first one Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 02/08/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis A Harlem drug dealer (Ron O'Neal) and his girlfriend (Sheila Frazier) retire to Rome, where he joins an African revolution.
      Ron O'Neal
      Ron O'Neal, Sig Shore, Alex Haley
      Original Language