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Cop-Out (1967)






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Cop-Out is a distressingly "mod" remake of the 1941 French film Strangers in the House. Taking over the role originally played by Raimu, James Mason stars as a retired, scotch-swilling attorney residing in France. Mason disapproves of his daughter's (Geraldine Chaplin) new boy friend (Bobby Darin), but rises to the young man's defense in court when the boy is arrested on a suspicious murder charge. The casting of Chaplin and Darin was meant to "reach" the youth market, but both are way too old for their characters. Cop-Out would have worked better (especially with audiences of the 1990s) without its trendy camerawork and wearisome generation-gap propaganda. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovimore
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Special Interest
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Written By: Pierre Rouve
On DVD: Mar 21, 2000


James Mason
as John Sawyer
Geraldine Chaplin
as Angela Sawyer
Bobby Darin
as Barney Teale
Paul Bertoya
as Jo Christophorides
Ian Ogilvy
as Desmond Flower
Pippa Steel
as Sue Phillips
James Hayter
as Harley Hawkins
Megs Jenkins
as Mrs. Christophorides
Yootha Joyce
as Girl at Shooting Ran...
Ivor Dean
as Inspector Colder
Tom Kempinski
as Shop Assistant
Moira Lister
as Mrs. Flower
Melinda May
as Librarian
Clive Morton
as Col. Flower
Julian Orchard
as Policeman
Toni Palmer
as Doorwoman
Michael Standing
as Fashion Photographer
Rita Webb
as Mrs. Plaskett
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