Coogan’s Bluff (1968)


STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 0
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 1

VERDICT – 2/5

 

PROS –
1) Birth of the stock-character. Textbook womanizer macho man.
2) 60’s counter-culture backdrop.
3) Tisha Sterling as Linny

 

CONS –
1) No action sequence worth remembering.
2) Petty villain

 

QUOTE –
Taxi driver: That’s $2.95, including the luggage.
Coogan: Tell me, how many stores are there named Bloomingdales in this town?
Taxi driver: One, why?
Coogan: We passed it twice.
Taxi driver: It’s still $2.95, including the luggage.
Coogan: Yeah, well there’s $3.00, including the tip.

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