Busting

1974

Action / Comedy / Crime / Drama / Thriller

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Sid Haig as Rizzo's Bouncer
Elliott Gould as Vice Detective Michael Keneely
Robert Blake as Vice Detective Patrick Farrel
Michael Lerner as Marvin
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665.95 MB
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23.976 fps
1hr 32 min
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1.39 GB
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English
R
23.976 fps
1hr 32 min
P/S 6 / 2

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by slavejuan ([email protected]) 10 / 10

Trapper John & Baretta as urban vice cops (an underrated classic)

this is a cool movie. neglected to say the least. maybe nowadays in this politically correct universe it would be tagged HOMOPHOBIC, only because the movie uses terms that cops, especially vice, use on the streets. but that's like getting on MEAN STREETS for saying the N word about African Americans and then calling it a racist movie - it's the lingo, folks - no sugarcoating. but i dont know why this movie is so tuff to find on VHS and isnt even close to being on DVD. it's a cool movie with a lot of action, and personally i liked it better than FRENCH CONNECTION. it has a great foot chase scene where theyre running and shooting guns in an indoor market. and also a classic funny ten minutes where the two vice cops are sent to stake out a derelict restroom, looking for perverts or rather, waiting for them. Elliot Gould is great and is just like his Trapper John character, or Philip Marlowe from LONG GOODBYE; and Robert Blake is the exact replica of the character that'd make and break him - Baretta, with the unlit dangling cigarette and all. Blake is fitting as the second banana and is indeed second to Gould's lead character because... well... Gould was a bigger actor at the time, I guess. Alan Garfield is great and cheesy as the bad drug dealer and also, keep an eye out for Sig Haig (jackie brown) as his number one thug.

Reviewed by slavejuan ([email protected]) 10 / 10

Shezam, man, SHE - ZAM *****

this is a cool movie. neglected to say the least. maybe nowadays in this politically correct universe it would be tagged HOMOPHOBIC, only because the movie uses terms that cops, especially vice, use on the streets. but that's like getting on MEAN STREETS for saying the N word about African Americans and then calling it a racist movie - it's the lingo, folks - no sugarcoating. but i dont know why this movie is so tuff to find on VHS and isnt even close to being on DVD. it's a cool movie with a lot of action, and personally i liked it better than FRENCH CONNECTION. it has a great foot chase scene where theyre running and shooting guns in an indoor market. and also a classic funny ten minutes where the two vice cops are sent to stake out a derelict restroom, looking for perverts or rather, waiting for them. Elliot Gould is great and is just like his Trapper John character, or Philip Marlowe from LONG GOODBYE; and Robert Blake is the exact replica of the character that'd make and break him - Baretta, with the unlit dangling cigarette and all. Blake is fitting as the second banana and is indeed second to Gould's lead character because... well... Gould was a bigger actor at the time, I guess. Alan Garfield is great and cheesy as the bad drug dealer and also, keep an eye out for Sig Haig (jackie brown) as his number one thug.

Reviewed by ndrejaj1969 8 / 10

Damn Good 70s Cop Flick!

I caught part of this 1973 flick one late night on TNT. I was intrigued because it was supposed to be Peter Hyams' first theatrical effort. So I went out and bought a copy on VHS. At first this film may not seem much. Just an updated version of the old police procedurals from the 1940s and 50s. But after a couple more viewings I was hooked. There's a certain indescribable quality to it (see Walter Hill's "The Driver" and you'll know what I mean). A hang-dog, left coast version of the French Connection. Very laid back, but deadly serious. The viewer feels the same frustrations the Gould-Blake teams feels in the up-hill struggle to rid their beat of society's scum. The duo risks life, limb, and personal and professional humiliation trying to nail the vile crime boss and galvanize indifferent peers/supervisors. Brisk dialogue, thoughtful direction, excellent photography by Earl Rath, sleazy LA locales and a fine cast make this forgotten film a winner. Give it a try!

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