When disturbed New York City (NYPD) cop Lacy rescues Sally, a beautiful cellist, from deranged crook Rabbit by shooting Rabbit in cold blood, he sets off a spark of publicity that brands him the city's hero.
Not since "The French Connection" and "Death Wish" has a motion picture looked deep into the life and soul of the big city.
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Did You Know?
Randolph Evans was shot to death unarmed by a now-former NYPD officer (Robert Torsney) over a month after its New York City debut. Torsney would later be ruled not guilty by insanity, which is what Murray's Ed Lacy was somewhat. See more
The NYPD calendar in Capt. Stark's office was June, 1975 but the filming dates were August-September, 1975. See more