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The real-life struggle of an honest New York City cop against a corrupt system.

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Directed by

Sidney Lumet

Written by

Waldo Salt (Screenplay)
Norman Wexler (Screenplay)
Peter Maas (Novel)

Runtime

129 minutes

Country

United States of America, Italy

Language

English

Tagline

Many of his fellow officers considered him the most dangerous man alive - An honest cop.

Cast

Keywords

new york city corruption money police undercover cop hippie social justice internal affairs whistleblower

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Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role Al Pacino

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium