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Badge 373 (1973)

After his suspension for the shooting death of drug runner, a New York City cop vows to keep the streets clean, any way he can.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Eddie Ryan
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Maureen
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Sweet William
Eddie Egan ...
Scanlon
Felipe Luciano ...
Ruben Garcia
Tina Cristiani ...
Mrs. Caputo
Marina Durell ...
Rita Garcia
Chico Martínez ...
Frankie Diaz (as Chico Martinez)
Jose Duvall ...
Ferrer (as Jose Duval)
Louis Cosentino ...
GiGi Caputo
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Chico
Nubia Olivero ...
Mrs. Diaz
Sam Schacht ...
Assistant D.A.
Edward F. Carey ...
The Commissioner
'Big' Lee ...
Junkie in Casino
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After his suspension for the shooting death of drug runner, a New York City cop vows to keep the streets clean, any way he can.

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A gun in his sock, a tire iron in his belt, and no badge. The story of Eddie. The best ex-cop in the business.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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20 September 1973 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Wie ein Panther in der Nacht  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The real-life Eddie Egan, whose character Eddie Ryan (Robert Duvall) was based on, also appears in the movie, playing Lt. Scanlon, the superior of "Eddie Ryan". Egan also acted as a technical consultant on the film. See more »

Goofs

In one scene, there's a New York Police Department car(Car #1097) with a New York State passenger vehicle license plate on the front bumper. New York City police cars only have their own license plates identifying the car number, and only on the back. In fact few police departments in New York State use state plates for their cars, and those that do only use Police license plates. See more »

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Robert Duvall
10 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Based on the true story of officer Eddie Egan,, who also has a small part in this movie,, I found it to be urban gritty, and to the point,, after he get's suspended from the force for causing the death of a bad guy,, he takes up bartending part time.. he later find out that his partner was viciously gunned down,, now he must take action 'Dirty Harry" style,, he sets out on a mission with only one thing in mind,, get the man or men that killed his partner,, the bad guys are led by a character named "Sweet William" , and now the battle is on good vs. evil,, sure this isn't gonna win any awards by no stretch of the imagination and certainly pales compared to the French Connection,, but this is a movie worthwhile of you're time.


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