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.
Principal photography began a year after Frank Serpico resigned from the New York City Police Dept.
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 ...
At the beginning, at the hospital after Serpico had been shot, the NYPD lieutenant salutes Chief Sidney Green when Green is dressed in business attire. NYPD members only salute superior officers in uniform.
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.
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