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Scene of the Crime: A Tooth for a Tooth (1985)

Zahn um Zahn (original title)
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Louis-Marie Taillefer ...
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Götz George ist Schimanski (Götz George is Schimanski) (German 1988 VHS release)


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This movie is a cinema-spin-off from the successful German TV series Tatort (1970) with Götz George as Schimanski. It is the first "Tatort"-episode that was produced for cinema. See more »

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References French Connection II (1975) See more »

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Faust auf Faust
Performed by Klaus Lage Band
Music and text by Klaus Lage Band and Diether Dehm (as N. Heirel)
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Schimanski and Thanner - Kings of Cool
10 July 2004 | by (Thumby, Germany) – See all my reviews

The beginning of this Schimanski is really great: Thanner and Schimanski are walking through demonstrating people, who smack and are smacked up by the police. They both don't care about it and just walk right trough it, to the place of crime (the "Tatort"). They are the real Kings of Cool, Travolta go home.

Apart from this, the movie seems like the try to make a TV movie a cinema picture, what doesn't work. The action does not fit into the story and so on.

5/10

PS: Charles Brauer plays the bad guy, but he is lot more convincing as "Brocki" in his later "Tatorts" together with Manfred Krug, on the other side of the law.


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