R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
An honest New York cop named Frank Serpico blows the whistle on rampant corruption in the force only to have his comrades turn against him.
The large cruise ship behind Serpico in the end credits is the S.S. France, which later was purchased by Norwegian Cruise Lines and re-named the S.S. Norway. She was first launched in 1960 and continued her career until about 2006, when she was sold... ...
Captain, I think it's only fair to tell you, I've been to outside agencies, and I'm gonna go to more if I have to.
Capt. Insp. McClain: What outside agencies? Holy mother of God! Frank, we wash our own laundry around here! You're going to be brought up on charges for ...
After throwing Corsaro against the wall in the squad room, Serpico begins searching him in front of his fellow coworkers. Just before he starts to search Corsaro's back pockets, the suspect's pants are still up and unblemished. The camera cuts away, then cuts back to the suspect's pants already torn with his buttcrack exposed before Serpico even starts his search. We then see Serpico start to rip and tear down Corsaro's slacks and drawers, thus exposing his crack.
There is one Australian VHS version released through RCA Columbia Pictures Hoyts Home Video in the 1980's which had all profanity overdubbed with tamer language, as well as some scenes of sexuality/nudity. Subsequent releases on DVD are uncensored.
English, Italian, Spanish
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