The Laughing Policeman (1973)

R 12/20/1973 (US) CrimeThriller 1h 52m
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When a gunman opens fire on a crowded city bus in San Francisco, Detective Dave Evans is killed, along with the man he'd been following in relation to a murder. Evans' partner, Sgt. Jake Martin, becomes obsessed with solving the case.

  1. Stuart Rosenberg

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Maj Sjöwall


  3. Per Wahlöö


  4. Thomas Rickman


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  1. Walter Matthau

    Walter Matthau

    Sgt. Jake Martin SFPD

  2. Bruce Dern

    Bruce Dern

    Insp. Leo Larsen SFPD

  3. Louis Gossett Jr.

    Louis Gossett Jr.

    Insp. James Larrimore SFPD

  4. Albert Paulsen

    Albert Paulsen

    Henry Camerero

  5. Anthony Zerbe

    Anthony Zerbe

    Lt. Nat Steiner SFPD

  6. Val Avery

    Val Avery

    Insp. John Pappas SFPD

  7. Cathy Lee Crosby

    Cathy Lee Crosby

    Kay Butler

  8. Mario Gallo

    Mario Gallo

    Bobby Mow, Snitch

  9. Joanna Cassidy

    Joanna Cassidy

    Monica, Beth's Roomate

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The Laughing Policeman
The Laughing Policeman

Status Released

Original Language English

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