|Official Release Date||Dec 03, 2013|
|Starring||Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe, Biff McGuire, Cornelia Sharpe, Tony Roberts|
|Audio||DTS-HD Master Audio|
|Language||English, French, Spanish|
|Subtitles||English, French, Spanish|
|Running Time||130 Minutes|
Restricted - Viewers younger than 17 require accompaniment of a parent or adult guardian.
Adapted by Waldo Salt and Norman Wexler from Peter Maas's book Sidney Lumet's drama portrays the real-life struggle of an honest New York City cop against a corrupt system. Neophyte officer Frank Serpico (Al Pacino) is determined not to let his job get in the way of his individuality. Despite his colleagues' leery reactions he keeps one foot firmly planted in the counterculture sporting a beard and love beads and living in bohemian Greenwich Village while he performs his police duties with dispatch. Serpico's peers genuinely ostracize him however when he refuses to take bribes like everybody else. Appalled by the extent of police corruption Serpico goes to his superiors but when he discovers that they have ignored his charges he takes the potentially fatal step of breaking the blue wall of silence and going public with his expos+-¼. Serpico's revelations trigger an independent investigation by the Knapp Commission but they also make him a marked man permanently changing his life. Shot on location with a gritty emphasis on documentary-style realism Serpico presents a city in decay both literally and morally as everybody is in on the take and the cops and