Skip to main content
Classics and discoveries from around the world, thematically programmed with special features, on a streaming service brought to you by the Criterion Collection.
Directed by Arthur Marks • 1975 • United States
Starring Pam Grier, Yaphet Kotto, Godfrey Cambridge
The legendary Pam Grier stars as photojournalist Friday Foster in this adaptation of the 1970s comic strip of the same name. After being warned by her boss that her personal involvement in the stories she’s shooting will not end happily, Friday witnesses the attempted assassination of a prominent African American public figure and the murder of a friend. Why is Friday a target on the hit list? What does she know? Teaming with private detective Colt Hawkins (Yaphet Kotto), Friday’s search for answers will lead her to a startling and action-packed finale.