The Super Cops

  • 1974
  • Movie
  • R
  • Action, Crime

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 peers, Leibman and Selby go after the pushers and dope dealers in the Bedford-Stuyvesant ghetto. Using...read more

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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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(Movie Clip) I Know You're Not Shy
On their new and not desirable beat, rookie cops Greenberg (Ron Leibman) and Hantz (David Selby) get involved with healthy-looking hooker Sara (Sheila (more…)
(Movie Clip) Instruments Of Death
Opening featuring the real life heroes (David Greenberg, Robert Hantz), director Gordon Parks' follow up to Shaft, 1971, leads Ron Leibman and David S (more…)
(Movie Clip) Where Do They Find You Guys?
Thwarted again by a bailiff, renegade rookie cops Greenberg (Ron Leibman) and Hantz (David Selby) conduct another freelance bust in The Super Cops, 19 (more…)
(Movie Clip) Three Films Very French
Improbable but colorful crimes, rookie cop Greenberg (Ron Leibman) and partner Hantz (David Selby) continue their unorthodox rise to prominence in the (more…)

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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)

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