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Nurse "Coffy" Coffin leads a double life. During the day, she's a nurse at work. At night, she's an avenging angel on a personal vendetta, tracking down the drug pushers who hooked her younger sister on drugs. Along the way, she meets a honest police detective who also is leading a double life. Written by blazesnakes9

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


The Baddest One-Chick Hit-Squad that ever hit town! See more »


Release Date:

13 June 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Belali dilber See more »

Box Office


$500,000 (estimated) See more »

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Technical Specs


91 min

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1 See full technical specs »

Did You Know?


The idea to hide various weapons in Coffy's afro came from Pam Grier. See more »


When Harriet comes back and catches Priscilla talking to Coffy, she throws a chair at Coffy and it misses and hits the wall. After the impact, Harriet audibly says to Coffy, "Come on, bitch!" But if you look at her mouth during the impact a moment earlier, she clearly said the same line just then as well, and it was dubbed out by the foley used for the sound of the chair breaking. See more »


Coffy: You know just the words that turn me on. And I know what you want, too, and you're gonna get it.
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Referenced in Savage Streets (1984) See more »


Coffy Is The Color (Main Title)
Composed by Roy Ayers (Music) and Carl Clay (Lyrics)
Arranged, produced and performed by Roy Ayers
Sung by Dee Dee Bridgewater (as Denise Bridgewater)
Backing Vocals by Wayne Garfield
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