"Four and a half stars (R)

Treat Williams, Jerry Orbach, Don Billett

Sidney Lumet’s amazing 1981 epic police drama, based on a true story, finally makes it to DVD. Treat Williams gives a masterful performance as Danny Ciello, a New York cop whose conscience drives him to get involved in a probe of police corruption. Determined to do what’s right while protecting his friends on the force, Ciello finds himself gradually drawn deeper and deeper into a nightmare. Nearly three hours long, and every minute is gripping. 167 minutes.

DVD INFO: The two-disc set includes an hour-hour long featurette comparing the film and the real story.

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