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Foxy Brown

Released 1974
Distributor AIP

“Don’t mess aroun’ with Foxy Brown!” Writer-director Jack Hill made blaxploitation history with Coffy, then followed it up with another Pam Grier vehicle that mines the same AIP formula of sex and sensationalism . Watch out for those razor blades in her Afro!

About Jack Hill

Jack Hill began his career, like so many of his contemporaries, working for Roger Corman, then wrote and directed the cult classic Spider Baby, which introduced his favorite actor, Sid Haig. His The Big Doll House launched an entire genre of “Women in Prison” pix as well as Pam Grier, whom he later brought to stardom in Coffy and Foxy Brown. Other credits include The Big Bird CagePit StopSwinging Cheerleaders and Switchblade Sisters. He is currently exec producing a series of remakes of some of his earlier horror films. See Jack Hill Presents.