MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 19,241 this week

Cop Hater (1958)

 -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  1 October 1958 (USA)
6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 211 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 6 critic

The hardworking detectives of the 87th Precinct in an unnamed city during a massive heat wave investigate the seemingly random murders of policemen.

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available starting today. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


Related News

Tmp Reviews: Cop Hater on DVD!
| Cinelinx

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 751 titles
created 30 Jun 2012
 
a list of 2012 titles
created 30 Oct 2012
 
a list of 621 titles
created 18 Nov 2012
 
list image
a list of 731 titles
created 22 May 2013
 
a list of 9 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Cop Hater" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Cop Hater (1958)

Cop Hater (1958) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Cop Hater.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Vice Raid (1960)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Carol Hudson, a transitive call-girl, is brought in from Detroit to New York City by a crime-czar,Vince Malone, to help frame Whitey Brandon, an incorruptible vice-squad who is about to ... See full summary »

Director: Edward L. Cahn
Stars: Mamie Van Doren, Richard Coogan, Brad Dexter
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A party girl is murdered, and everyone at a Utah motel is a suspect.

Director: Howard W. Koch
Stars: Lex Barker, Anne Bancroft, Mamie Van Doren
The Pusher (1960)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A detective investigating the murder of a heroin addict discovers that there is a connection between the junkie and his fiance, who is his boss' daughter.

Director: Gene Milford
Stars: Kathy Carlyle, Robert Lansing, Felice Orlandi
The Big Caper (1957)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A con man in debt and down on his luck comes up with what he thinks is the perfect caper--robbing a small-town bank that keeps a lot of money on hand because of the payroll of a nearby army... See full summary »

Director: Robert Stevens
Stars: Rory Calhoun, Mary Costa, James Gregory
The Last Mile (1959)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A prison break is attempted the same night an execution occurs on death row.

Director: Howard W. Koch
Stars: Mickey Rooney, Frank Overton, Michael Constantine
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A Korean veteran cooperating with a Senate committee uncovers subversives.

Director: Jacques Tourneur
Stars: Dana Andrews, Dick Foran, Marilee Earle
87th Precinct (1961–1962)
Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Manhattan's 87th precinct forms the backdrop for this grim and gritty police drama based on the long-running series of novels by Ed McBain. Storylines focus on neighborhood crime, and the ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Lansing, Ron Harper, Norman Fell
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A boxer flees believing he has comitted a murder while he was drunk.

Director: Busby Berkeley
Stars: John Garfield, Claude Rains, The 'Dead End' Kids
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The film, based on Othello, is neatly positioned as a vehicle to showcase some of the best Jazz musicians of the period - including Dave Brubeck and Charlie Mingus.

Director: Basil Dearden
Stars: Patrick McGoohan, Keith Michell, Betsy Blair
Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Detective Michael Shayne and his girlfriend Joanne are on their way to be married when a scream from a nearby hotel room draws his attention to a pair of theatrical murders.

Director: Eugene Forde
Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Mary Beth Hughes, Sheila Ryan
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A story about the struggle of the International Ladys Garment Worker Union (ILGWU) to unionize a New York sweat shop... See full synopsis »

Directors: Vincent Sherman, Robert Aldrich
Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Kerwin Mathews, Gia Scala
FBI Girl (1951)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A governor planning to run for U.S. Senate has a secret past that could prove damaging to his political aspirations: he's a convicted murderer, and that will come to light if the FBI does ... See full summary »

Director: William Berke
Stars: Cesar Romero, George Brent, Audrey Totter
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Gerald S. O'Loughlin ...
Detective Mike Maguire (as Gerald O'Loughlin)
Ellen Parker ...
Shirley Ballard ...
Alice Maguire
Russell Hardie ...
Detective Lt. Byrnes
Hal Riddle ...
Mercer
Bill Neff ...
Rookie Cop - Kling (as William Neff)
Gene Miller ...
Reporter Miller
...
Danny the Gimp (as Vince Gardenia)
John Gerstad ...
Laboratory Technician
Ralph Stantley ...
Detective Hal Willis
Glenn Cannon ...
Gang Leader - Rip (as Glen Gannon)
Alan Manson ...
Newlywed Clark
Sandra Stevens ...
Newlywed Wife
Janet Manson ...
Maggie Reardon (as Jan Kalionzes)
Edit

Storyline

The hardworking detectives of the 87th Precinct in an unnamed city during a massive heat wave investigate the seemingly random murders of policemen.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

She's red-hot and deadly! See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 October 1958 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cercados Pela Polícia  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

First credited role of Jerry Orbach. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
you really can tell
23 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Very interesting, well done look at the late 1950's in NY, on the streets, in the precinct house. What is so amazing is that you really can tell which actors will end up stars or at least significant players. Charisma is very real and evident here. Robert Loggia is a revelation. I've never seen him so young and yet he is very macho and attractive. The camera loves him and I'll bet that a lot of viewers do as well. A boyish Jerry Orbach is certainly an eye full as well. Recommended as a very interesting exploration of the past that is now just receding beyond easy recollection. Cannot say that the female performers are as memorable but then, one can't have everything but this dishes up quite a lot and the author certainly deserves his subsequent career.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Jerry Orbach's Character mdudnikov-1
Unbelievable police tactics algsmail
Credits complete? Don't think so. DrCocktail
Speaking of incomplete credits... nozmoking
Discuss Cop Hater (1958) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?