Serpico

Serpico poster
Serpico is a cop in the 1960s-early 1970s. Unlike all his colleagues, he refuses a share of the money that the cops routinely extort from local criminals. Nobody wants to work with Serpico, and he's in constant danger of being placed in life threatening positions by his "partners". Nothing seems to get done even when he goes to the highest of authorities. Despite the dangers he finds himself in, he still refuses to 'go with the flow', in the hope that one day, the truth will be known.

Director: Sidney Lumet
Writer: Peter Maas (book), Waldo Salt (screenplay), Norman Wexler (screenplay)
Production: Paramount Pictures
Year: 1973
MetaScore: 87/100
ImdbRating: 7.7
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 26 Feb 1974
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 9 nominations.


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Movie Video Clips

You know what they say - screenshot from movie Serpico
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You know what they say
What's this for - screenshot from movie Serpico
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What's this for
I'm a marked man in this department - screenshot from movie Serpico
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I'm a marked man in this department
How come all your friends are on their way to bein' someone else - screenshot from movie Serpico
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How come all your friends are on their way to bein' someone...
I own a sheep dog - screenshot from movie Serpico
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I own a sheep dog
Now I ain't sayin' who - screenshot from movie Serpico
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Now I ain't sayin' who
You stupid fuck - screenshot from movie Serpico
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You stupid fuck
That gun takes a 14 shot clip - screenshot from movie Serpico
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That gun takes a 14 shot clip
I don't have a friend - screenshot from movie Serpico
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I don't have a friend
Leslie is a mindfucker - screenshot from movie Serpico
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Leslie is a mindfucker
What's with the fucking mouse - screenshot from movie Serpico
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What's with the fucking mouse
Where have they been hidin' you - screenshot from movie Serpico
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Where have they been hidin' you
You're pretty fuckin' weird for a cop - screenshot from movie Serpico
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You're pretty fuckin' weird for a cop
Didya ever hear of Barnum and Bailey - screenshot from movie Serpico
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Didya ever hear of Barnum and Bailey
You son of a bitch - screenshot from movie Serpico
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You son of a bitch
You're not wired - screenshot from movie Serpico
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You're not wired
How long have you been with the BCI now - screenshot from movie Serpico
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How long have you been with the BCI now
You look like an asshole with dentures - screenshot from movie Serpico
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You look like an asshole with dentures
I think it's only fair to tell you - screenshot from movie Serpico
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I think it's only fair to tell you
Say it isn't so - screenshot from movie Serpico
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Say it isn't so
Drop your cocks and grab your socks - screenshot from movie Serpico
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Drop your cocks and grab your socks
When I go out - screenshot from movie Serpico
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When I go out
Let's face it - screenshot from movie Serpico
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Let's face it
What are you talking about - screenshot from movie Serpico
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What are you talking about
We wash our own laundry here - screenshot from movie Serpico
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We wash our own laundry here
Things like this were common practice in the bad old days - screenshot from movie Serpico
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Things like this were common practice in the bad old days
You're the first - screenshot from movie Serpico
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You're the first
You know   Yeah - screenshot from movie Serpico
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You know Yeah
You've got a feel for the streets - screenshot from movie Serpico
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You've got a feel for the streets
All my life I wanted to be a cop - screenshot from movie Serpico
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All my life I wanted to be a cop
You'd never hurt another cop - screenshot from movie Serpico
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You'd never hurt another cop
They're all rotten - screenshot from movie Serpico
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They're all rotten
Everybody knows about cops - screenshot from movie Serpico
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Everybody knows about cops
All I care about is you - screenshot from movie Serpico
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All I care about is you
I can't stand it - screenshot from movie Serpico
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I can't stand it
So what do you think - screenshot from movie Serpico
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So what do you think
What's the matter - screenshot from movie Serpico
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What's the matter
When I come home - screenshot from movie Serpico
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When I come home
What do you do - screenshot from movie Serpico
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What do you do
What's that - screenshot from movie Serpico
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What's that
Everybody loves you - screenshot from movie Serpico
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Everybody loves you
Turn off the lights - screenshot from movie Serpico
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Turn off the lights
I am passing out these marijuana cigarettes for you to sample - screenshot from movie Serpico
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I am passing out these marijuana cigarettes for you to...
Is that Bjoerling - screenshot from movie Serpico
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Is that Bjoerling
Colored cop gave me this - screenshot from movie Serpico
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Colored cop gave me this
I make it my business to know people   people who can help - screenshot from movie Serpico
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I make it my business to know people people who can help
That's right - screenshot from movie Serpico
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That's right
You have two alternatives - screenshot from movie Serpico
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You have two alternatives
This is a good place to tell you - screenshot from movie Serpico
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This is a good place to tell you
I'll have to take a rain check - screenshot from movie Serpico
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I'll have to take a rain check
It's amazing - screenshot from movie Serpico
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It's amazing
We're not doing anything bad here - screenshot from movie Serpico
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We're not doing anything bad here
In the fall - screenshot from movie Serpico
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In the fall
What am I supposed to do - screenshot from movie Serpico
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What am I supposed to do
I keep this place for socializing - screenshot from movie Serpico
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I keep this place for socializing
Goddamn it - screenshot from movie Serpico
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Goddamn it
I gotta put a dime in the parking meter - screenshot from movie Serpico
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I gotta put a dime in the parking meter
For this precinct - screenshot from movie Serpico
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For this precinct
They're feeling me up every day - screenshot from movie Serpico
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They're feeling me up every day
It won't be just flunky cops - screenshot from movie Serpico
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It won't be just flunky cops
You want to read something - screenshot from movie Serpico
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You want to read something
You don't implicate people without sufficient evidence - screenshot from movie Serpico
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You don't implicate people without sufficient evidence
The division - screenshot from movie Serpico
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The division
I'm gonna have to think about that - screenshot from movie Serpico
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I'm gonna have to think about that
How could you leave the man you love - screenshot from movie Serpico
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How could you leave the man you love
The Times' report smells of the familiar smear tactics of McCarthyism - screenshot from movie Serpico
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The Times' report smells of the familiar smear tactics of...
Anybody in this command you want to work with - screenshot from movie Serpico
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Anybody in this command you want to work with
Why don't you - screenshot from movie Serpico
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Why don't you
That's all - screenshot from movie Serpico
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That's all
You want to get this - screenshot from movie Serpico
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You want to get this
Did you know I've had reports about Serpico being a fag - screenshot from movie Serpico
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Did you know I've had reports about Serpico being a fag
Would you bust whitey - screenshot from movie Serpico
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Would you bust whitey

Movie Quotes

Movie 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