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Mitchell (1975)

A sleazy, incompetent detective tries to simultaneously take down heroin dealers and a socialite who murdered a burglar.

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Salvatore Mistretta
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Det. Aldridge
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Rich Lady (as Lilyan MacBride)
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Customs Officer (as Robin Narke)
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Rudy Moran
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Storyline

Joe Don Baker is Mitchell, a hard-nosed, soft-bellied cop with an affinity for porn and Schlitz. His latest assignment has him engaging in no-speed car chases, yelling at children, shooting at innocents and sloppily harassing Linda Evans. Written by <jigen@yahoo.com>

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A cop with a gun, a drink, and no friends. See more »


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10 September 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Byens staeste purk  »

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Trivia

Joe Don Baker and Martin Balsam would later appear in Cape Fear (1991). See more »

Goofs

The first shot of Mitchell climbing down the rope from the helicopter is clearly not of actor Joe Don Baker, but a much more fit stunt man wearing a watch cap. See more »

Quotes

Mitchell: [after smashing a guy's fingers] Shut up, you're waking the neighbors.
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Mitchell
Written by Larry Brown, Jerry Styner & Steve Hoffman
Performed by Hoyt Axton
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Thankfully MST3K did a treatment of this.
17 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

I don't know what persuaded the makers of this movie to release it. I don't know why they hired the editor they did. He should be lynched for technical ineptitude--not that he had much to work with. And so should anyone else associated with this movie.

UNLESS you are viewing the MST3K version. Then this movie becomes a real laff riot.


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