Law and Disorder
Want to See
Not Interested
Rate it ½ star
Rate it 1 star
Rate it 1½ stars
Rate it 2 stars
Rate it 2½ stars
Rate it 3 stars
Rate it 3½ stars
Rate it 4 stars
Rate it 4½ stars
Rate it 5 stars
Law and Disorder
Fed up with an escalating crime rate and an increasingly ineffective police force, blue-collar New Yorkers Willie and Cy (Carroll O'Connor and Ernest Borgnine) join a citizen's vigilante group. Their efforts to act as an auxiliary police force are comically inept, but director Ivan Passer lulls us into laughter only to catch us unprepared when he wants to play things in dead seriousness. After finally proving their worth as after-hours cops, Willie and Cy are euphoric; this lasts just long enough for Cy to be killed. Constantly changing its tone and point of view, Law and Disorder… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Law and Disorder is truly one of the the great, overlooked gems of the 1970s. It's a gritty, funny and well-observed comedy-drama that perfectly captures the urban disillusionment of lower middle-class lives. An absolute must-see."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily
More reviews for Law and Disorder on Rotten Tomatoes