Police in Boston search for a mad bomber trying to extort money from the city.

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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 <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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3 November 1972 (Japan)  »

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Peter Brocco ad-libbed his dialogue in the police station. See more »

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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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I'll Be Seeing You
By Sammy Fain (uncredited) and Irving Kahal (uncredited)
Sung by Dinah Shore
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Reynolds and Skerritt Both Shine Here
12 August 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Continuing my plan to watch every Burt Reynolds movie in his filmography in order, I come to 'Fuzz'

My usual Plot In A Paragraph is a bit tricky, as there are several plots, which all take place at the same time, which is probably more realistic than most cop movies, because things are always happening at the same time in a police station. Let's see.

Plot In A Paragraph: A gang of bombers led by a mysterious man known only as "The Deaf Man" (Yul Brynner) is blowing up city officials as part of an extortion plot. Some punk kids are setting drunken bums on fire and a rapist is loose in the park.

I really enjoyed this movie Reynolds shares great chemistry with Tom Skerrit and Jack Weston, and Yul Brynner and Raquel Welch were both good too!! It had some funny scenes and rather than good police work, the cops stumble on the solution by sheer coincidence (which makes a refreshing change)

The nicest scene in the movie is a touching moment between Reynolds and his deaf wife in the hospital, as Reynolds attempts to play down his serious injuries!!


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