The Super Cops - Official Trailer
Better cool your jets, all you Bed-Stuy dealers, operators and lowlifes: the heat that will take you down is on the street. The Super Cops zippily chronicles the crime-busting adventures of David Greenberg and Robert Hantz, the unorthodox police duo "who became known, not always fondly, as Batman and Robin," writes Vincent Canby in his review in The New York Times. "The nicknames define the comic-book style of the film," Canby adds, a film directed by renowned Life photojournalist and Shaft filmmaker Gordon Parks and amped by enthusiastic performances from leads Ron Leibman and David Selby. The real-life Greenberg and Hantz appear in the film in news footage and in bit roles.
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- Released: 1974
- Rating: R
- Review: Falling somewhere between THE FRENCH CONNECTION and SERPICO, THE SUPER COPS is a cartoonlike action film based on the true-life exploits of two New York City cops who were dubbed "Batman and Robin" by the press. Fighting red tape and harassment by their pe… (more)