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The Seven-Ups (1973)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  14 December 1973 (USA)
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A tough detective who is part of an elite New York City unit is trying to find out who killed his partner, but uncovers a plot to kidnap mobsters for money.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Buddy - Seven-Up
Victor Arnold ...
Barilli - Seven-Up
Jerry Leon ...
Mingo - Seven-Up
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Ansel - Seven-Up
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Vito Lucia
Larry Haines ...
Max Kalish
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Moon
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Bo
Lou Polan ...
Carmine Coltello
Matt Russo ...
Festa
Joe Spinell ...
Toredano
Robert Burr ...
Lt. Hanes
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Inspector Gilson
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Bobby
Ed Jordan ...
Bruno
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Storyline

New York City cops wage a war against assorted hoods and criminals after one of their own is brutally killed by a hoodlum. Seven-Ups refers to the minimum jail time each of the crooks will have to spend if they are caught. Written by Patrick Knightly <pjknight@polsci.umass.edu>

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When they're on the job, it's hard to tell the cops from the killers. See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

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14 December 1973 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A-7: Apospasma eidikis draseos  »

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Trivia

Johnny Mandel composed a score that was rejected. It was issued, along with Don Ellis' replacement score, by Intrada Records on July 23, 2007. See more »

Goofs

Towards the start of the film in the police station, after Buddy speaks with his boss, he goes into the locker room as his 7-Up cop buddies pause and look at him, noticing that he's frustrated. Ansel has his foot kicked up on a stool with his blue hat OFF. The shot cuts back to Buddy in anger as he throws his shoulder into the locker. The very next shot, Ansel has his blue hat ON. See more »

Quotes

Moon: [giving Vito a lot of cash] You'd have to cut up a shitpot full of stiffs for that kind of dough, undertaker.
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Spoofs Bullitt (1968) See more »

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Very underrated + Moon!!!
22 August 2004 | by (misery, st.loo) – See all my reviews

What an underrated flick. Great action.Great tension.The only thing (you could ask for) would have been Friedkin directing it. I know, I know. Same year as Exorcist. Still... One comment which was made referred to the plot being confusing which I slightly agree with. Friedkin might have cracked the whip on that part. I always thought you could do a lot of different things in a car wash. And Moon!!! Thank God for Richard Lynch. What an actor.And the driver. He should have acted more. Great menace.With those little glasses. Also underrated is Roy. He never got his due. He should have won for All That Jazz. FC II is great, but this is too overlooked. p.s. AVOID THE NEW EXORCIST. Wait for Schraeder DVD.


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