Freebie And The Bean (Widescreen)

James Caan and Alan Arkin are Freebie and Bean, mismatched San Francisco cops who bird-dog a notorious mobster as if auditioning for a demolition derby, cutting loose with wisecracks.
Freebie And The Bean (Widescreen)
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 54 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1974
  • Label: Warner Archives
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Audio:
    • English

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Description by OLDIES.com:

What cops in their right minds would arrest a big-time racketeer on an indecent exposure charge because he zipped up his fly? The answer is none. The answer's also Freebie Waters and Benito "the Bean" Vasquez, assuredly not in their right minds.

James Caan and Academy Award winner Alan Arkin are Freebie and Bean, mismatched San Francisco cops who bird-dog a notorious mobster as if auditioning for a demolition derby, cutting loose with bullets and wisecracks all the way. Directed by Richard Rush (The Stunt Man), this rough-and-ready early buddy-cop caper follows in the skidmarks of Bullitt and The French Connection - but it's a burning-rubber classic itself, with four major chases scenes and more than 100 car crashes. Fully loaded with humor and firepower, Freebie and the Bean is one beloved smash hit."

Product Description:

Two San Francisco cops nearly demolish the entire city while attempting to nab a numbers racketeer. Explosive action abounds.

Plot Synopsis:

After spending 14 months searching through the trash of a top San Francisco gangster, two plainclothes policemen find the evidence they need to convict him. But when they learn that the mob has put out a contract on their boy, the cops try to ice the hitman before he carries out his order -- and all their hard work goes to waste.

Plot Keywords:

Action | Cops | Theatrical Release | Thieves

Production Notes:

  • Shot in Technicolor in San Francisco, California; Panavision
  • Titles by Dan Perri.
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  • Sales Rank: 19,286
  • UPC: 883316174197
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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