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Law and Disorder (1974)

In the crime-ridden 70's New York City, two cops have had enough. They, along with few other disgruntled people decide to take the things into their own hands.

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Willie
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Irene
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Karen
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Gloria
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Bobby
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Pat Corley ...
Ken
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Capt. Malloy (as Ed Grover)
Pepper Wormser ...
Yablonsky
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Chico
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F.U. Kid
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In the crime-ridden 70's New York City, two cops have had enough. They, along with few other disgruntled people decide to take the things into their own hands.

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Willie and Cy are buddies having the laugh of their lives playing amateur cops...but it's no laughing matter! See more »

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31 July 1975 (Netherlands)  »

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Cy: I believe this area has degenerated into the biggest cesspool for perverts, creeps, thieves, junkies, sexual deviants, and all unwashed freaks in the city of New York!
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Carroll and Ernest are a Fine Tandem
24 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Basically this was a film about a couple of blue collar NYC guys that are fed up with their city. They are great friends and organize an auxiliary police force. Getting caught up in this venture, they take this way too seriously and like to believe they are real cops. Gradually , they become out of control. This film had some of the funniest moments but out of nowhere, reality would hit. I liked the film and felt it was a very creative effort. Some wonderful scenes featuring Karen Black , in what may have been her best performance, as an over the top hairdresser. You also had an actor named J. Frank Lucas as a flasher who was funny. Perhaps the best character in the film was Gary Springer billed as the F.U. Kid. I am not making this up folks. It is right here on IMDb. The couple scenes Mr. Springer participated, were worth the price of admission, back in the day. In summation, I would say this is a dramady , with more emphasis on comedy than drama. Be prepared for some harsh moments and appreciate the great comic moments, of which there are many.


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