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To Kill a Cop (1978)

Not Rated | | Thriller, Crime, Drama | TV Movie 10 April 1978
Earl Eischied is a man with his hands full. As the Chief of Detectives in New York City he is trying to break up a group of black militants that are on a crime spree including the killing of a police officer.

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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Martin Delahanty
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Agnes Cusack
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Inspector James Gleason
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Captain Cornworth
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Chief Ed Palmer
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Ralph O'Connor
Nathan George ...
Charles
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Albert Hoyt (as Rosie Greer)
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Detective Baker
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Captain Pete Rolfe
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Paula
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Agnes Cusack
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Milton Selzer ...
Myron Klopfman

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Earl Eischied is a man with his hands full. As the Chief of Detectives in New York City he is trying to break up a group of black militants that are on a crime spree including the killing of a police officer.

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Thriller | Crime | Drama

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10 April 1978 (USA)  »

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This movie was the prequel for the short lived Eischied (1979) series which premiered in September 1979. See more »

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Horribly predictable legal drama
25 January 2003 | by (Georgia) – See all my reviews

Although there is character development, it's unlikely that you will care about any of these people. Decent, yet predictable plot.

Pros: -Slightly above average plot -The legal jargon is interesting

Cons: -Acting is sub-par -Characters are lame (you won't care about them) -Ending is very, very weak

Surprisingly, though, I did watch the entire thing. therefore: 5/10


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