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Fuzz (1972)

PG  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  3 November 1972 (Japan)
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Police in Boston search for a mad bomber trying to extort money from the city.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Ihnat ...
Det. Andy Parker
Dan Frazer ...
Lt. Byrnes
Sgt. Murchison
Stewart Moss ...
Det. Hal Willis
H. Benny Markowitz ...
Patrolman Levine
James Victor ...
Patrolman Gomez
Patrolman Cramer (as Roy Applegate)
Tom Lawrence ...
Patrolman Crosby
Police Commissioner Nelson
Vince Howard ...
Patrolman Marshall


Detectives Steve Carella, Meyer Meyer, and Bert Kling are part of the 87th Precinct's team investigating a murder-extortion racket run by a mysterious deaf man. While attempting to investigate and prevent the murders of several high-ranking city officials, they also must keep track of the perpetrators of a string of robberies. Further complicating matters is a rash of arson attacks on homeless men. Written by Jim Beaver <>

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Release Date:

3 November 1972 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Agria katadioxi  »

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Film debut of Brian Doyle-Murray. See more »


Little Boy: He gave me five bucks to bring it over here.
Lt. Byrnes: What'd he look like?
Little Boy: A bald-headed guy with a thing in his ear.
Det. Steve Carella: He's got a thing in his ear.
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Referenced in Archer: The Man from Jupiter (2012) See more »


I'll Be Seeing You
By Sammy Fain (uncredited) and Irving Kahal (uncredited)
Sung by Dinah Shore
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Nothing memorable
16 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Put together a cast that includes Burt Reynolds, Yul Brynner, Jack Weston, Racquel Welch, and Tom Skerrit and you would think that you would have a movie worth watching. Not here.

I have been busy with work and not able to see Hot Fuzz yet, so I tuned into Fuzz. I needn't have bothered. It was a total waste of time.

It was supposed to be a comedy with multiple stories like M.A.S.H., but it just didn't work. I not only didn't laugh once, but it was hard to stay interested.

Raquel Welch was totally wasted in this film. Catch her in The Three Musketeers.

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