Coogan's Bluff

directed by Don Siegel
List(s):"Movie One"
Category: "Suspense"
Year of Release:1968
Date Added:12/31/2014
Date Watched:04/22/2015
Description:Arizona cop, Coogan Clint Eastwood) is sent to New York City to pick up a prisoner named Ringerman. The local Lieutenant, McElroy (Lee J. Cobb) tells Coogan that his prisoner is in the hospital recovering from a drug overdose. Coogan doesn't want to wait, so he goes to the hospital and talks the officers into releasing Ringerman. On his way to the airport, Coogan is waylaid by Ringerman's cronies and girlfriend, Linny, and Ringerman escapes. McElroy wants Coogan to leave town, but he's determined to get his man. He fakes Julie, a parole officer, into giving him Linny's address. He tracks her down. She leads him into an ambush, but when he comes back, she leads him to Ringerman. After a motorcycle chase, Coogan catches him, and this time McElroy lets him take him back to Arizona.
My Rating:6

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Review - Coogan's Bluff

Not a lot of plot, just a lot of Eastwood in an early version of his Dirty Harry role. There were a lot of remarks about a hick cop from Arizona being out of place in the big city. It's a good movie to watch late at night when you don't want to do much thinking.
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