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Cops and Robbers (1973)

PG | | Crime, Comedy | 17 August 1973 (USA)
Two disillusioned New York City policemen plan a $10 million robbery to fuel their low pensions, only to run into one debacle after another in the process.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Tom
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Joe
Charlene Dallas ...
Secretary
James Ferguson ...
Liquor Store Clerk
Frances Foster ...
Bleeding Lady
Gayle Gorman ...
Tom's Wife
Walt Gorney ...
Wino
George Harris II ...
Harry
Ellen Holly ...
Ms. Wells
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Randy
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Ambulance Attendant
Delphi Lawrence ...
Rich Lady
Lucy Martin ...
Joe's Wife
Arthur Pierce ...
Ambulance Attendant
Nino Ruggeri ...
Mr. Joe
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Storyline

Tom and Joe are disillusioned New York City cops who decide to pull off one big robbery and retire on the proceeds. Bearer bonds are what the local Mafia boss will buy, so that's what they go for. Central Park is the location for the switch. Can they come out of it with their lives and the money ? Written by Ian Harries <ih@doc.ic.ac.uk>

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They make $ 215.39 a week as Cops, and $10,000,000 in one day as Robbers. HOW DID THEY GET AWAY WITH IT?

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Crime | Comedy

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17 August 1973 (USA)  »

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Entimotatoi kleftes  »

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Last completed cinema film of Kent Smith. See more »

Goofs

During the chase scene, Tom and Joe's police cruiser is a 1972 Plymouth Fury. By the end of the chase, it becomes a 1968 Ford Custom 500. See more »

Connections

Featured in Mugshot: An Interview with Joe Bologna (2015) See more »

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Sleep, Dream a Dream
Words by Chilton Ryan and Buddy Butler
Music by Michel Legrand
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Good Movie, Zilch Video
5 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

Two cops have had enough of the 'system' and decide on a high level robbery. This theme is presented in a somewhat light hearted manner. The film is an effective period piece of New York in the early Seventies. And of the work-a-day person in general.

The video (and current tv version) however...Whatever soulless bonehead was allowed to prepare this movie for video release should be thrown in a lake. The story line is still there. But apparently the plodding nature of the film prompted cutting and editing. Many scenes have been awkwardly shortened, re-mixed or completely removed. Hopefully an original copy still exists on the premium cable channels.


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