• Frank Serpico (2017)

Frank Serpico

Release Date: November 1st, 2017

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary

The life of Frank Serpico, the former NYPD officer and whistle blower who exposed rampant corruption in the department in the '60s and '70s. The reclusive Serpico talks about his life, from childhood through retirement.

Cast: Frank Serpico, John Turturro

Director: Antonino D'Ambrosio

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Gigantic Pictures, La Lutta NMC

Keywords: Rivalry, 1970s, Fascinating, Police officer, Engaging, Suspenseful, Underdog, Gripping

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Bill GoodykoontzArizona Republic

    Frank Serpico doesn't supersede "Serpico," and it isn't meant to. Instead it serves as an interesting companion piece, one well worth watching. show more

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Viewers who'd prefer a bit more psychological probing may be left unsatisfied, but most will appreciate this chance to hang out with the legendary whistle-blower. show more

  • 80
    Sam WeisbergVillage Voice

    Most hilarious is the revelation that the first director assigned to the film Lumet eventually made, the manic John G. Avildsen, wanted the eccentric, bearded hipster ex-cop to play himself. On the basis of this exceptional portrait, he very well could have. show more

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