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Release Date: 1972

R|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
Priest (Ron O'Neal), a suave top-rung New York City drug dealer, decides that he wants to get out of his dangerous trade. Working with his reluctant friend, Eddie (Carl Lee), Priest devises a scheme that will allow him make a big deal and then retire. When a desperate street dealer informs the police of Priest's activities, Priest is forced into an uncomfortable arrangement with corrupt narcotics officers. Setting his plan in motion, he aims to both leave the business and stick it to the man.

Cast: Ron O'Neal, Carl Lee, Sheila Frazier, Julius Harris, Charles McGregor, Nate Adams, Polly Niles, Yvonne Delaine

Director: Gordon Parks Jr.

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Warner Bros., Sig Shore International

Keywords: Rivalry, Gritty, 1970s, New York City, Revenge, Engaging, Escape