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Strike Force (1975)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Sport | TV Movie 12 April 1975
A New York City detective teams up with a federal agent and a state trooper to bust up a drug ring.

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Barry Shear

Writers:

Sonny Grosso (story), Roger O. Hirson
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Cast

Credited cast:
Cliff Gorman ... Detective Joey Gentry
Don Blakely ... FBI Agent Jerome Ripley (as Donald Blakely)
Richard Gere ... Trooper Walter Spenser
Edward Grover ... Captain Peterson (as Ed Grover)
Joe Spinell ... Sol Terranova
Marilyn Chris ... Faye Stone
Mimi Cecchini Mimi Cecchini ... Mrs. Morelli
Carl Don Carl Don
Arnold Soboloff Arnold Soboloff
Allan Rich ... Police Commissioner
Billy Longo Billy Longo ... Billy Morelli
Randy Jurgensen ... Randy, the Policeman (as Randy Jurgenson)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Gideon ... Trooper
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Storyline

A New York City detective teams up with a federal agent and a state trooper to bust up a drug ring.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Sport | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

12 April 1975 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crack See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Joe Spinell's mother, Filomena Spagnuolo, has a cameo as the elderly owner of the Italian bakery and diner where one character eats dinner at. See more »

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Strike back at this one
8 February 2018 | by videorama-759-859391See all my reviews

This t.v. movie or half movie seemed to have walked in from nowhere, the first scene sharing the same location as the last one. If this pilot became a t.v show, it would be very short lived, despite the trio of our three likeable cops, out to solve a murder involving Italian mafia and drugs, where a teen boy buys it at the start. It's the first time I've heard the expression, 'white milk' describe an all too known illicit drug, our three undercover hero's out to bust the main culprit (Joe Spinelli). This weak t.v. movie, is just an unexceptional time passer, if only for the small savings of Gorman, who I wish I could see much more hell of in his filmography. Blakely was solid as the straighter than straight black cop, who plays it right down the line, while the warm welcome surprise was that of a younger Gere who was impressively good as a young diligent state trooper, with trying characteristics, the kind that always apologizes while also being the 'slightly cocky and 'think they know everything type'. Strike Force ultimately fails to satisfy with no real surprises or intensity, it's just there to view and pass time, where being made in 1975 has nothing to do with it. It's just a weak washy film. Talking about Gere being a trooper, I think our three mains are troopers for doing this unimpressive cop drama. If it had become a show, I would of liked it in the fact, of seeing our three likeable leads carry on their stuff as they make a great team.


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