Deadly Hero

Directed by Ivan Nagy

Year: 1975
Running Time: 102
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
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Deadly Hero

Cast
Don Murray
James Earl Jones
Treat Williams
Lilia Skala
Hank Garrett
Josh Mostel
Danny DeVito
Beverly Johnson
Debbie Harry

Crew
Directed by Ivan Nagy


A Code Red Release! Don Murray (Hoodlum Priest, Bus Stop) plays Lacy, a blatantly bigoted New York cop, whose rabid hatred forces him into a bloody rampage in order to save himself and his job in this gritty and riveting 1975 cop drama. This controversial cop drama dealing with racial tensions was way ahead of its time and is even more relevant in today’s precarious social climate. James Earl Jones (The Great White Hope, Star Wars) and Treat Williams (Prince of the City, Once Upon a Time in America) co-star in this tough, underrated New York Cop film, directed by Ivan Nagy (Skinner) and written by Don Petersen (Target).

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