A Piece of the Action

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A Piece of the Action

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A Piece of the Action

Release Date: October 07, 1977

Year    :   1977
Slogan    :   «A delightfully delicious dilemma!»
Genres    :   Comedy, Thriller
Production Companies    :   First Artists, Verdon Productions Limited
Director    :   Sidney Poitier
Producers    :   Melville Tucker
Writers    :   Charles Blackwell, Timothy March
RunTime    :   135 mins.

How does retired cop Joshua Burke (James Earl Jones) get two career criminals, Manny Durrell (Sidney Poitier) and Dave Anderson (Bill Cosby), to follow the straight and narrow? Con them into helping juvenile delinquents turn over a new leaf. But how? Burke has never been able to nail the duo, but he uses what he knows of their seedy past to blackmail them into volunteering.

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