6.4/10
73
7 user

Brock's Last Case (1973)

A New York City cop who has retired to a small Western town is drawn into the local case of an Indian who is accused of murdering a sheriff.

Director:

David Lowell Rich
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A young, rebellious Ute Indian joins the rodeo circuit and falls in with a drunken mentor who teaches him the ways of the ring and the world.

Director: Stuart Millar
Stars: Richard Widmark, Frederic Forrest, Luana Anders
Madigan (1968)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In New York City's Spanish Harlem, detectives Madigan and Bonaro are given 72 hours by their superior to capture a hoodlum wanted for homicide in Brooklyn.

Director: Don Siegel
Stars: Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, Inger Stevens
A Question of Honor (TV Movie 1982)
Crime | Drama | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Fictionalized account of the death of a New York City policeman who had been involved in a federal corruption investigation within the department after accidently having been caught in the ... See full summary »

Director: Jud Taylor
Stars: Ben Gazzara, Paul Sorvino, Robert Vaughn
Madigan (1972–1973)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Richard Widmark reprises his big screen role of Detective Dan Madigan in this single-season entry from "The NBC Mystery Movie." A tough, dogged cop, Madigan chases down crooks in his native... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Widmark, George Cole, Rossano Brazzi
The Golden Gate Murders (TV Movie 1979)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In San Francisco, a police detective, aided by a catholic nun, investigates the case of a priest who falls to his death from the Golden Gate bridge.

Director: Walter Grauman
Stars: David Janssen, Susannah York, Paul Coufos
Action | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A government investigator tries to find out the truth behind the break-in at a top secret research facility.

Director: Lamont Johnson
Stars: George Peppard, Michael Sarrazin, Christine Belford
Murder by Natural Causes (TV Movie 1979)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Allison, the unfaithful wife of a famous mentalist with a heart problem, wants her lover to try to kill her husband by scaring him to death, but the whole thing goes downhill.

Director: Robert Day
Stars: Richard Anderson, Katharine Ross, Hal Holbrook
Wet Gold (TV Movie 1984)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Wet Gold is the story of a young woman (Laura), who works as a waitress in a cafe. Laura stumbles across a drunk elderly man (Sampson), who fills her with exciting stories of a boat that ... See full summary »

Director: Dick Lowry
Stars: Brooke Shields, Burgess Meredith, Thomas Byrd
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Robert Siodmak
Stars: Emil Jannings, Anna Sten, Trude Hesterberg
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

One night of storm, Hugo and Ivón arrive at a hotel in Gijón (Spain) accompanied by the son of the first one. They go out to see the sea raging and, shortly after, Ivón returns asking for ... See full summary »

Director: José Antonio Nieves Conde
Stars: Arturo de Córdova, Emma Penella, Félix Dafauce
Drama | Musical | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

In México City, a Cuban dancer from "Cabaret Changó" rescues a baby from a garbage can and decides to raise him, but her pachuco pimp gets in her way.

Director: Emilio Fernández
Stars: Ninón Sevilla, Tito Junco, Rodolfo Acosta
Certificate: Passed Drama | Musical | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A man watching a musical show at the Windmill theatre is shot apparently from the stage. The cast continues the performance so that the detective can solve the murder.

Director: Val Guest
Stars: Garry Marsh, Jon Pertwee, Jack Livesey
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Widmark ... Lieutenant Max Brock
Henry Darrow ... Arthur Goldencorn
Beth Brickell ... Ellen Ashley
David Huddleston ... Jack Dawson
Henry Beckman ... Jake Hinkley
Will Geer ... J. Smiley Krenshaw
John Anderson ... Joe Cuspis
Michael Burns ... Stretch Willis
Pat Morita ... Sam Wong
Victor Mohica Victor Mohica ... Red-Eye
Jean Allison ... Alma Gamm
Vaughn Taylor ... Doc Walters
Dub Taylor ... Judge Robbins
Rudy Bond Rudy Bond ... McNulty
Richard Hale ... Hathaway
Edit

Storyline

Frustrated with a flawed and lenient justice system, New York City police lieutenant Max Brock decides to quit his police job and take an early retirement.Over the years he invested in his retirement dream, a dream farm on an orange grove, where he plans to grow citrus and watch the sunsets from his front porch.Confident in his decision to retire early, even at half pension, Max Brock offends his boss by refusing to continue his work for the department and quits.However, when he arrives in the Southern town where he invested in his orange grove farm, Brock is shocked by a series of unpleasant surprises. Written by nufs68

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Mystery

Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 March 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brocks letzter Fall See more »

Filming Locations:

USA See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Originally meant to serve as the pilot for star Richard Widmark's first (and only) television series, "Brock's Last Case" met with indifference at NBC, and the network instead asked Widmark to reprise "Madigan" from the 1968 Universal theatrical film that earned high ratings when telecast on the network. Widmark and Universal agreed, and the star made his TV series bow in the "Madigan" segment of the NBC Wednesday Mystery Movie which aired in the 1972-1973 season. "Brock's Last Case" aired as a "World Premiere Movie" on NBC during the same season. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
widmark at his best as a New York cop
20 January 2006 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

This film was recently aired on Channel 5.It is at its best when it is based in New York.Although there is the usual fun when a city dweller goes to the country it starts to run rapidly downhill at this time.The action sequences are to my mind tedious and seem to go on for eternity without really reaching any climax.By the time this film reaches its finale one simply does not care about who is the culprit and his motives.The one thing that shines out of this film is Widmarks professionalism and sheer durability.He was always a favourite of mine.It is a shame that he is now retired and so we have no more Richard Widmark films to look forward to.


6 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 7 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed