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Cop Killers (1973)

R | | Action, Drama
Two hippies on their way to a cocaine deal get stopped by the police at a roadblock, resulting in a shootout where they kill the cops. They then go on a crime spree of robbery and murder.

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(as Walter Cichy)

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(screenplay) (as Walter Cichy), (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Williams ...
Ray
Bill Osco ...
Alex
Diane Keller ...
Karen
Michael D. White ...
Collins
Donna Stubbert ...
Lena
Judy Ross ...
Becky
James Nite ...
Ice Cream Man
Ted Ellison ...
Motorcycle Policeman
Larry Langela ...
Gas Station Attendant
Steven Kenner ...
Boyfriend
Charles Kendrick ...
Liquor Store Owner
Thomas Burnes ...
Customer
Jim Ferguson ...
Trooper
Janice Z. Harrison ...
Ice Cream Girl
Sue Livack ...
Ice Cream Girl
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Storyline

Two hippies on their way to a cocaine deal get stopped by the police at a roadblock, resulting in a shootout where they kill the cops. They then go on a crime spree of robbery and murder.

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Action | Drama

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$50,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The film came about because Flesh Gordon (1974) had been confiscated in a police bust. Walter R. Cichy, associate producer of "Flesh Gordon", needed money in the meantime because of the delay of the film, so he enlisted its star Jason Williams to make an R-rated gritty action film. See more »

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A crew member can be clearly seen in the back seat of a car holding the boom microphone. See more »

Quotes

Karen: I gotta get something for my head.
Ray: How about a .38?
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No, this film has nothing to do with Ice-T's controversial song.
25 April 2012 | by (The Lone Star State of Mind) – See all my reviews

I bought this movie expecting it to be a down-and-dirty grind house-style drive-in flick, and boy my expectations were way too high.

Instead, I got a bare-bones story of two losers on the run for killing two or three police officers after smuggling drugs across the Southwestern desert. Jason Williams (FLESH GORDON) and Bill Osco was well cast in their roles, but I felt they could've had better lines from a dodgy screenplay.

Eventually, all of the hallmarks of exploitation cinema are there: a lisp-voiced ice cream man, bad editing, awkward acting, continuity problems, and some decent make-up effects from future Oscar-winner Rick Baker which would be a step back from ITS ALIVE. All in all, COP KILLERS kind off suffers from those instances that the trailer was much better than the film itself.

Nothing to see here people, please back away from the COP KILLERS as soon as possible okay.


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