Super Cops, The

The Super Cops zippily chronicles the crime-busting adventures of David Greenberg and Robert Hantz, the unorthodox police duo "who became known, not always fondly, as Batman and Robin."


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Genre:   Crime
Director:   Jr.
Writers:   Lorenzo Semple
Cast:   Ron Leibman, David Selby, Sheila Frazier, Pat Hingle, Dan Fr, Dan Frazer, Joseph Sirola, Arny Freeman, Bernard Kates, Alex Colon, Ralph Wilcox, Al Fann
Theatrical Release Date:   03/20/1974
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Super Cops, The
 
4.6

(based on 8 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Entertaining (6)
  • Funny (5)
  • Action-packed (4)
  • Engaging (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Entertainment (5)
  • Everyone (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Movie buff (6), Collector (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

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5.0

Long Awaited Classic

By Gwallijr

from Detroit, MI

About Me Movie Buff

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Pros

  • Engaging Characters
  • Entertaining
  • Great Cinematography
  • Original

Cons

  • Poor Visual Effects

Best Uses

  • At Home

Comments about Super Cops, The:

The Super Cops is a classic film from director Gordon Parks of Shaft fame. The film is based on a novel which is just as thrilling as the film. Ron Leibman and David Selby star in it and Leibman is unforgettable. I love this movie and have looked for it for years. Thank WB for finally putting this great film out on DVD.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

"TRUE BLUE BLOODS "

By J.Gabin

from Pasadena, CA

About Me Movie Buff

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        Comments about Super Cops, The:

        The transfer( widescreen all right) looks "good" for this dvd edition. Generally it's a sharp,and solid image,however it's uneven in spots, with some softness and scratches.
        The audio track is quite good:clear and clean.
        Very watchable print.

        RECOMMENDED !

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Unconventional yet essential cop action!

        By Jason@CHUD

        from Darkest Pordor, IN

        About Me Collector, Movie Buff

        Pros

        • Engaging
        • Entertaining
        • Funny

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • '70s Cinema
          • Entertainment
          • True-crime

          Comments about Super Cops, The:

          I had composed a very complete review - then I discovered that "Power Reviews" owns my words after I post them. With that in mind, it'll have to suffice to say that this is a fun, cool little flick, and it looks pretty good.

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Oddly good!

          By "Normally Loves 70's Movies"

          from Seattle, WA

          About Me Collector, Movie Buff

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          Pros

          • Action-packed
          • Classic
          • Engaging
          • Entertaining
          • Funny

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Education
            • Entertainment
            • Everyone

            Comments about Super Cops, The:

            Fine movie, esp. because it's based on a true story. Raw, not made like a typical Grade-A Hollywood production, but works perfectly, maybe because of that. About the two, incorruptible, so-called "hippie cops" also known as "Batman and Robin," who had over 600 felony arrests in 3-4 years and worked during their off-time.

            That it's a true story makes it far more enjoyable for me. Good cast, several well-known actors in it, fine script, very "real." Not politically correct, but no viewer will be offended by anything; it just doesn't sugar-coat the reality of the NYC streets of the late 1960s/early 1970s.

            I'd watch this again and I recommend it for sure. Esp. if you like cop movies, but even if not, you should like this one.

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            A Must See!

            By Phil

            from NY

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            Pros

            • Action-packed
            • Engaging
            • Entertaining
            • Funny

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Entertainment
              • Everyone

              Comments about Super Cops, The:

              If you are a New Yorker, you can relate to this, and even if not this is one of the best 70's cop films, based on a true story. This film has it all... action, comedy and more! I rarely give films a 5, but this one is so entertaining it gets just that.

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Finally available! Great classic!

              By HemiHead

              from The Bronx

              About Me Avid Reader, Collector, Movie Buff

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              Pros

              • Action-packed
              • Classic
              • Engaging
              • Entertaining
              • Funny

              Cons

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                • Entertainment
                • Everyone

                Comments about Super Cops, The:

                True Story

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                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                A real gem of a movie...

                By the Whetstone Kid

                from Lexington, KY

                About Me Tom Cruise look alike

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Based on true stories
                • Mean streets of NYC
                • Realistic cop flick

                Cons

                • Kinda campy

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Super Cops, The:

                  Gordon Parks' under rated little gem. Great location shots... gets a little campy in some spots. Don't let the theatrical poster fool you! Based on true crime stories.

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                  (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  The Super Cops

                  By Cpenny

                  from Colchester, VT

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                  Pros

                  • Action-packed
                  • Entertaining
                  • Funny

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Entertainment
                    • Everyone

                    Comments about Super Cops, The:

                    This is one of the best, most over-looked and under-rated gems of the 1970's. Great action and lots of fun. It deserves to have a larger audience. Thank you Warner Bros. for giving this film the release it deserves!

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