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Roscoe Lee Browne
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This movie was made and released about two years after its source novel of the same name by Joseph Wambaugh was first published in 1975. 'The Choirboys' was Wambaugh's fourth novel. In 1995, the book was included as the Number 93 title in The Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time by the Mystery Writers of America. See more »
When Sgt. Yanov reads roll call at the beginning of the movie, he calls out 16 names, but their are 26 men in the room. See more »
Before you go on to complain about this movie, you need to realize it was filmed 30 years ago. I was 1 year old when this movie came out and I have grown up around cops.
I have very little doubt these antics used to go on but now they are left as a part of history.
How do you expect a group of guys with a high school diploma, Vietnam war service and a thankless job to behave? Have you ever gotten off work so late the bars are closed but you want to blow off some steam about the things that happened to you? Where do you go when the bars are closed? Just as Blazing Sadles could not be filmed today, I don't think you could film this movie either. I doubt society or departments approved of this behavior but I am certain a blind eye was turned. Now since the Rampart scandal, Rodney King and other incidents nobody can do this anymore.
If you want to try to understand why this movie is funny, try doing a Google search for, "Why cops hate you"
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