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 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 ...
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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)  »

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Wie ein Panther in der Nacht  »

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The name of the big boat featured at the end of the movie was the "Milocha". See more »

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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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Worst Film Ever.
7 December 2005 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I've rated over 2,600 films on Netflix, and this is the film I always think of as the WORST film I've ever seen. Ludicrous action scenes, idiotic dialogue, illogical story, laughable acting (even Robert Duvall wasn't taking this seriously). The story layers on melodrama in an attempt to give the characters motivation for their absurd actions, but it's not close to believable. They even cast Eddie Egan (the real life inspiration for the main character) in a minor role to give the film some credibility. They tried to cash in on the success of French Connection, but misfired on all cylinders. I don't know what film the previous reviewer saw, but this one is on the Top Ten Turkey list, all time.


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