"Serpico" quotes

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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.

Director: Sidney Lumet
Writer: Peter Maas, Waldo Salt, Norman Wexler
Production: N/A
Year: 1973
MetaScore: 87/100
ImdbRating: 7.7
BoxOffice: $29,800,000
Released: 05 Dec 1973
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 8 wins & 13 nominations total

152 Clips

You look like an asshole with dentures - Serpico 00:04
You look like an asshole with dentures
I always had a thing for you Sid You know that - Serpico 00:04
I always had a thing for you Sid You know that
Tauber did you know I've had reports about Serpico being a fag - Serpico 00:07
Tauber did you know I've had reports about Serpico being a...
The pad here in Manhattan is bigger - Serpico 00:23
The pad here in Manhattan is bigger
It's a goddamn serious step Frank - Serpico 00:33
It's a goddamn serious step Frank
We stay around here very long we're gonna get spotted - Serpico 00:14
We stay around here very long we're gonna get spotted
Anybody in this command you want to work with - Serpico 00:11
Anybody in this command you want to work with
I'm gonna have to think about that - Serpico 00:11
I'm gonna have to think about that
Bullshit You're not going after corruption in the department - Serpico 00:15
Bullshit You're not going after corruption in the department
You don't implicate people without sufficient evidence - Serpico 00:29
You don't implicate people without sufficient evidence
They're feeling me up every day How am I gonna wear a wire - Serpico 00:06
They're feeling me up every day How am I gonna wear a wire
Who the fuck do you think you are you son of a bitch - Serpico 00:28
Who the fuck do you think you are you son of a bitch
See you know my situation's pretty fuckin' sticky up there - Serpico 00:11
See you know my situation's pretty fuckin' sticky up there
The priorities are - Serpico 00:22
The priorities are
It's amazing - Serpico 00:10
It's amazing
I'll have to take a rain check I'm due at the hospital - Serpico 00:09
I'll have to take a rain check I'm due at the hospital
Well this is a good place to tell you Paco - Serpico 00:36
Well this is a good place to tell you Paco
You have two alternatives - Serpico 00:29
You have two alternatives
What are you dedicated or somethin' - Serpico 00:34
What are you dedicated or somethin'
Colored cop gave me this I didn't know what to do with it - Serpico 00:05
Colored cop gave me this I didn't know what to do with it
I am passing out these marijuana cigarettes for you to sample - Serpico 00:34
I am passing out these marijuana cigarettes for you to...
Hey turn off the lights Potts I wanted to read - Serpico 00:19
Hey turn off the lights Potts I wanted to read
Paco everybody loves you - Serpico 00:04
Paco everybody loves you
What's the matter Frank What are you worried about - Serpico 00:25
What's the matter Frank What are you worried about
Police corruption cannot exist unless it is at least tolerated - Serpico 00:08
Police corruption cannot exist unless it is at least...
How could you leave the man you love - Serpico 00:28
How could you leave the man you love
You want to read something - Serpico 00:20
You want to read something
All I care about is you That's all that matters to me - Serpico 00:18
All I care about is you That's all that matters to me
They're all rotten - Serpico 00:08
They're all rotten
You'd never hurt another cop right - Serpico 00:12
You'd never hurt another cop right
You know Japanese culture and theater and painting - Serpico 00:20
You know Japanese culture and theater and painting
Things like this were common practice in the bad old days - Serpico 00:09
Things like this were common practice in the bad old days
Hold it Serpico What were you two doing - Serpico 00:34
Hold it Serpico What were you two doing
Let's face it Who can trust a cop who don't take money - Serpico 00:04
Let's face it Who can trust a cop who don't take money
Drop your cocks and grab your socks What the fuck is this - Serpico 00:06
Drop your cocks and grab your socks What the fuck is this
Hey Pasquale I'm gonna tell you something - Serpico 00:20
Hey Pasquale I'm gonna tell you something
Everybody knows about cops - Serpico 00:37
Everybody knows about cops
How long you been with the BCI now Serpico - Serpico 00:24
How long you been with the BCI now Serpico
Where they been hiding you kid - Serpico 00:06
Where they been hiding you kid
What's with the fucking mouse It's my partner - Serpico 00:20
What's with the fucking mouse It's my partner
What do you need a gun for Ever hear of Barnum and Bailey - Serpico 00:07
What do you need a gun for Ever hear of Barnum and Bailey
I'm totally isolated in the department I don't have a friend - Serpico 00:28
I'm totally isolated in the department I don't have a friend
Now I ain't sayin' who - Serpico 00:13
Now I ain't sayin' who
That takes a 14 shot clip - Serpico 00:09
That takes a 14 shot clip
I got a sheep dog - Serpico 00:23
I got a sheep dog
I'm a marked man in this department For what - Serpico 00:09
I'm a marked man in this department For what
How come all your friends are on their way to being somebody else - Serpico 00:06
How come all your friends are on their way to being somebody...
What's this for - Serpico 00:23
What's this for
You know what they say don't you - Serpico 00:11
You know what they say don't you
You look like an asshole with dentures - Serpico
You look like an asshole with dentures
I've always had a thing for you Sid - Serpico
I've always had a thing for you Sid
Did you know I've had reports about Serpico being a fag - Serpico
Did you know I've had reports about Serpico being a fag
It's a goddamn serious step - Serpico
It's a goddamn serious step
We're gonna get spotted - Serpico
We're gonna get spotted
Anybody in this command you want to work with - Serpico
Anybody in this command you want to work with
The Times' report smells of the familiar smear tactics of McCarthyism - Serpico
The Times' report smells of the familiar smear tactics of...
I'm gonna have to think about that - Serpico
I'm gonna have to think about that
You're not going after corruption in the department - Serpico
You're not going after corruption in the department
You don't implicate people without sufficient evidence - Serpico
You don't implicate people without sufficient evidence
It won't be just flunky cops - Serpico
It won't be just flunky cops
They're feeling me up every day - Serpico
They're feeling me up every day
For this precinct - Serpico
For this precinct
I gotta put a dime in the parking meter - Serpico
I gotta put a dime in the parking meter
You go over the same thing - Serpico
You go over the same thing
I keep this place for socializing - Serpico
I keep this place for socializing
You son of a bitch - Serpico
You son of a bitch
My situation's pretty fuckin' sticky up there - Serpico
My situation's pretty fuckin' sticky up there
What am I supposed to do - Serpico
What am I supposed to do
The priorities are a long - Serpico
The priorities are a long
It's incredible - Serpico
It's incredible
I'll have to take a rain check - Serpico
I'll have to take a rain check
This is a good place to tell you - Serpico
This is a good place to tell you
I don't want that - Serpico
I don't want that
You have two alternatives - Serpico
You have two alternatives
What do they know - Serpico
What do they know
Is that Bjoerling - Serpico
Is that Bjoerling
I am passing out these marijuana cigarettes for you to sample - Serpico
I am passing out these marijuana cigarettes for you to...
Turn off the lights - Serpico
Turn off the lights
Everybody loves you - Serpico
Everybody loves you
You got your hands on my money belt - Serpico
You got your hands on my money belt
When I come home - Serpico
When I come home
Would you bust whitey - Serpico
Would you bust whitey
What's the matter - Serpico
What's the matter
How could you leave the man you love - Serpico
How could you leave the man you love
It's about your pal Corsaro - Serpico
It's about your pal Corsaro
So what do you think - Serpico
So what do you think
You know what I mean - Serpico
You know what I mean
All I care about is you - Serpico
All I care about is you
The whole fucking system's corrupt - Serpico
The whole fucking system's corrupt
You'd never hurt another cop - Serpico
You'd never hurt another cop
You've got a feel for the streets - Serpico
You've got a feel for the streets
I think after a while - Serpico
I think after a while
Has anyone ever told you that you have a tendency toward self pity - Serpico
Has anyone ever told you that you have a tendency toward...
Things like this were common practice in the bad old days - Serpico
Things like this were common practice in the bad old days
We wash our own laundry here - Serpico
We wash our own laundry here
What were you two doing - Serpico
What were you two doing
What are you talking about - Serpico
What are you talking about
You the new bagman - Serpico
You the new bagman
All my life I wanted to be a cop - Serpico
All my life I wanted to be a cop
All day long I work with cops - Serpico
All day long I work with cops
Drop your cocks and grab your socks - Serpico
Drop your cocks and grab your socks
That's long enough to know how we do things - Serpico
That's long enough to know how we do things
Say it isn't so - Serpico
Say it isn't so
What outside agencies - Serpico
What outside agencies
I've been to outside agencies - Serpico
I've been to outside agencies
You're not wired - Serpico
You're not wired
What about  you - Serpico
What about you
You're pretty fuckin' weird for a cop - Serpico
You're pretty fuckin' weird for a cop
Where have they been hidin' you - Serpico
Where have they been hidin' you
What's with the fucking mouse - Serpico
What's with the fucking mouse
I'm their lion tamer - Serpico
I'm their lion tamer
Leslie is a mindfucker - Serpico
Leslie is a mindfucker
I don't have a friend - Serpico
I don't have a friend
That gun takes a 14 shot clip - Serpico
That gun takes a 14 shot clip
'Cause I don't take money - Serpico
'Cause I don't take money
Dating back to the Borgias - Serpico
Dating back to the Borgias
I'm a marked man in this department - Serpico
I'm a marked man in this department
You stupid fuck - Serpico
You stupid fuck
What's this for - Serpico
What's this for
You know what they say - Serpico
You know what they say
We stay around here very long - Serpico 00:16
We stay around here very long
You want to read something - Serpico 00:36
You want to read something
Dedicated or somethin' - Serpico 00:22
Dedicated or somethin'
I make it my business to know people   people who can help - Serpico 00:21
I make it my business to know people people who can help
They're all rotten - Serpico 00:17
They're all rotten
You know   Yeah - Serpico 00:43
You know Yeah
You're the first - Serpico 00:21
You're the first
Who can trust a cop that won't take money - Serpico 00:19
Who can trust a cop that won't take money
Everybody knows about cops - Serpico 02:21
Everybody knows about cops
Her father is a cop - Serpico 00:41
Her father is a cop
How long have you been with the BCI now - Serpico 00:38
How long have you been with the BCI now
I think it's only fair to tell you - Serpico 02:41
I think it's only fair to tell you
Didya ever hear of Barnum and Bailey - Serpico 00:27
Didya ever hear of Barnum and Bailey
Who the fuck do you think you are - Serpico 00:33
Who the fuck do you think you are
Now I ain't sayin' who - Serpico 00:34
Now I ain't sayin' who
I own a sheep dog - Serpico 00:41
I own a sheep dog
How come all your friends are on their way to bein' someone else - Serpico 00:21
How come all your friends are on their way to bein' someone...
It's amazing - Serpico 00:23
It's amazing
In the fall - Serpico 00:46
In the fall
You want to get this - Serpico 00:51
You want to get this
I can't stand it - Serpico 00:22
I can't stand it
Goddamn it - Serpico 00:42
Goddamn it
Colored cop gave me this - Serpico 00:19
Colored cop gave me this
Why don't you - Serpico 00:39
Why don't you
When I go out - Serpico 00:43
When I go out
What's that - Serpico 00:30
What's that
What do you do - Serpico 00:19
What do you do
We're not doing anything bad here - Serpico 00:34
We're not doing anything bad here
The division - Serpico 00:59
The division
That's right - Serpico 00:28
That's right
That's all - Serpico 01:08
That's all
Let's face it - Serpico 00:18
Let's face it

Cast

Serpico - Al Pacino
Sidney Green - John Randolph
Tom Keough - Jack Kehoe
Captain McClain - Biff McGuire
Bob Blair - Tony Roberts
Pasquale - John Medici
D.A. Tauber - Allan Rich
Rubello - Norman Ornellas
Lombardo - Edward Grover
Peluce (as Al Henderson) - Albert Henderson
Malone - Hank Garrett
Potts - Joseph Bova
Captain Tolkin - Gene Gross
Waterman - John Stewart
Steiger - James Tolkan
Barto - Ed Crowley
Mr. Serpico - Sal Carollo
Mrs. Serpico - Mildred Clinton
Dr. Metz - Gus Fleming
Corsaro - Richard Foronjy
Brown - Alan North
Kellogg - John McQuade
Al Sarno - Ted Beniades
Gilbert - John Lehne
Gallagher - M. Emmet Walsh
Daley - George Ede
Delaney - Charles White
Detective Partner - F. Murray Abraham
Detective Threatening Serpico - Don Billett
Weapons Storage Officer - Val Bisoglio
Police Lieutenant - John Brandon
Det. Styles - James Bulleit
Rape Victim - Marjorie Eliot
Cervantes Teacher - René Enríquez
Cop - Narcotics Raid - Conard Fowkes
Police Lieutenant - Frank Gio
Police Academy Classmate - Paul E. Guskin
Television Cameraman - Nick Hardin
Detective - Richard Kuss
Det. Glover - George Loros
Desk Sergeant - Stephen Pearlman
Black Hood - Tim Pelt
Black Hood - William Pelt
Television Cameraman - Jay Rasumny
Black Prisoner - Franklin Scott
Hippy - Jill Senter
Bookmaker - Tom Signorelli
Detective Sitting at Desk - Ben Slack
Street Urchin - Tracey Walter
Sally - Girl at Party - Mary Louise Weller