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Director:
Writers:
Herman Miller (screenplay) &
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Release Date:
2 October 1968 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A Prisoner On the Loose, A Cop Over the Edge. This Town Ain't Big Enough for the Both of Them. See more »
Plot:
An Arizona deputy goes to New York City to escort a fugitive back into custody. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Clint Eastwood ... Coogan

Lee J. Cobb ... Lt. McElroy

Susan Clark ... Julie Roth
Tisha Sterling ... Linny Raven

Don Stroud ... James Ringerman
Betty Field ... Ellen Ringerman
Tom Tully ... Sheriff McCrea
Melodie Johnson ... Millie
James Edwards ... Sgt. Jackson

Rudy Diaz ... Running Bear

David Doyle ... Pushie (as David F. Doyle)

Louis Zorich ... Taxi Driver
Meg Myles ... Big Red
Marjorie Bennett ... Mrs. Fowler

Seymour Cassel ... Young Hood
John Coe ... Bellboy
Skip Battyn ... Omega
Albert Popwell ... Wonderful Digby

Conrad Bain ... Madison Avenue Man
James Gavin ... Ferguson
Albert Henderson ... Desk Sergeant
James McCallion ... Room Clerk
Syl Lamont ... Manager
Jess Osuna ... Prison Hospital Guard
Jerry Summers ... Good Eyes
Antonia Rey ... Mrs. Amador
Marya Henriques ... Go-Go Dancer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Brandon ... Hippie Boy (uncredited)

Eve Brent ... Hooker (uncredited)
Linda Clifford ... Hippie Girl (uncredited)
Constance Davis ... Mother (uncredited)
James Dukas ... Prison Hospital Doctor (uncredited)
Larry Duran ... Zig Zag (uncredited)
Andy Epper ... Pool Player (uncredited)
George Fargo ... Gay Boy at Pigeon-Toed Orange Peel (uncredited)
Scott Hale ... Dr. Scott (uncredited)
Ted Jacques ... Detective (uncredited)
James Joyce ... Man at Pigeon-Toed Orange Peel (uncredited)
Diki Lerner ... Gay Boy at Pigeon-Toed Orange Peel (uncredited)
James McEachin ... Man (uncredited)
Kathleen O'Malley ... Woman (uncredited)
James Oliver ... Hip Type (uncredited)
Robert Osterloh ... Deputy (uncredited)
Clifford A. Pellow ... Waiter (uncredited)
Allen Pinson ... Whippy (uncredited)
Doug Reid ... Prison Hospital Guard (uncredited)
Diana Rose ... Psychedelic Paint Girl (uncredited)
Al Ruban ... Detective (uncredited)
Don Siegel ... Elevator Passenger (uncredited)
Kristoffer Tabori ... Elevator Passenger (uncredited)
Colleen Thornton ... Hippie Twin (uncredited)
Morreen Thornton ... Hippie Twin (uncredited)
Clark Warren ... Plainclothesman (uncredited)
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Directed by
Don Siegel  (as Donald Siegel)
 
Writing credits
Herman Miller (screenplay) &
Dean Riesner (screenplay) and
Howard Rodman (screenplay)

Herman Miller (story)

Produced by
Irving L. Leonard .... associate producer (as Irving Leonard)
Richard E. Lyons .... executive producer
Don Siegel .... producer (as Donald Siegel)
 
Original Music by
Lalo Schifrin 
 
Cinematography by
Bud Thackery (director of photography)
Robert Surtees (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Sam E. Waxman 
 
Art Direction by
Alexander Golitzen 
Robert MacKichan  (as Robert C. MacKichan)
 
Set Decoration by
John P. Austin (set decorations) (as John Austin)
John McCarthy Jr. (set decorations) (as John McCarthy)
 
Costume Design by
Helen Colvig 
 
Makeup Department
Larry Germain .... hair stylist
Bud Westmore .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Bob Larson .... unit production manager (as Robert E. Larson)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joseph C. Cavalier .... assistant director (as Joe Cavalier)
Ted Swanson .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Jack Bolger .... sound
Lyle Cain .... sound
Waldon O. Watson .... sound
 
Stunts
Paul Baxley .... stunt coordinator
Larry Duran .... stunts (uncredited)
Dave Ekins .... stunts (uncredited)
Andy Epper .... stunts (uncredited)
James W. Gavin .... aerial stunts (uncredited)
Clyde Howdy .... stunts (uncredited)
Loren Janes .... stunts (uncredited)
Allen Pinson .... stunts (uncredited)
Jerry Summers .... stunts (uncredited)
Buddy Van Horn .... stunt double (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Richard Barth .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Bruce Surtees .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Steve Johnson .... colorist (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Stanley Wilson .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Scott Hale .... dialogue coach
Dominic Santarone .... caterer (uncredited)
Ruth Santarone .... caterer (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
93 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor) (uncredited)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Australia:M | Finland:K-16 | Iceland:16 | Netherlands:16 | Norway:16 | Norway:15 (1993) | Singapore:NC-16 | Spain:18 | Sweden:15 | UK:X (original rating) (passed with cuts) | UK:15 (tv rating) | UK:15 (video rating) (1994) (2002) | USA:Approved (MPAA rating: certificate #21736) (Suggested for Mature Audiences) | USA:R (re-rating) (1968) | West Germany:18 (f) | West Germany:16 (re-rating) (DVD)
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Trivia:
Was the inspiration for the TV series "McCloud" (1970) starring Dennis Weaver,See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: Lampposts: The movie is set in New York yet shows side street lighting usually found in San Francisco. By 1967, half of New York had replaced street lighting with new aluminum poles, and those that had not been replaced would have seen the more common 'bishops crook' masts or 'long arm' poles.See more »
Quotes:
Mrs. Ellen Ringerman:[angry] Hey, wait a minute. You think you can come in here and write down a name and put on that fancy hat and just go? You know what you are?
Coogan:Fancy.
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Soundtrack:
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16 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Before "Dirty Harry"..., 18 April 1999

With less violence and the addition of a comical bent, "Coogan's Bluff" became the inspiration for the long running TV series "McCloud" starring Dennis Weaver. For director Don Siegal, it was, like the same year's "Madigan," another early examination of the maverick police officer that would reach its zenith with 1971's "Dirty Harry." For Eastwood, it's an interesting blend of the genre for which he was best known at the time--the western--and of the urban crime thrillers with which he would achieve superstardom. This one isn't as exciting as "Dirty Harry," and the fish out of water theme (ala "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town") helps to excuse some of the more unpleasant aspects of the character's law and order at any cost mentality, but "Coogan's Bluff" has an abundance of smart-a** humor to make it memorable. Eastwood is very effectively cast, and it is to his credit that he was willing to play such an unlikable and offensive SOB at this relatively early stage of his big-screen career. (Can you imagine Gregory Peck in this role?)

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