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New York movies: Super Fly (1972)
New York movies: Super Fly (1972)

Super Fly (1972), directed by Gordon Parks Jr. and starring Ron O'Neal (VIDEO)

Watch the trailer for Super Fly, directed by Gordon Parks Jr. and starring Ron O'Neal; No. 64 on our list of the 100 best New York movies.

By Stephen Garrett
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Drug-dealing Priest (Ron O’Neal) schemes to retire early, provided he can outwit the Man. Harlem never looked so gritty and pushers so suave as in this classic from blaxploitation scion Gordon Parks Jr. A dope soundtrack, courtesy of Curtis Mayfield, and that customized Cadillac Eldorado don’t hurt, either.—Stephen Garrett

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