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Gritty, mature cop story with violence and nudity.

R 1973 130 minutes

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Movie Details

  • In theaters: December 5, 1973
  • On DVD or streaming: December 2, 2002
  • Cast: Al Pacino
  • Director: Sidney Lumet
  • Studio: Paramount Pictures
  • Genre: Drama
  • Run time: 130 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: for strong violence including rape, pervasive strong language, sexuality/nudity
  • Award: Golden Globe
  • Last updated: October 5, 2022

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