The raunchy, hilarious exploits of ten metropolitan policemen explode on the screen in this fast-moving black comedy, based on Joseph Wambaugh's best-selling novel. James Woods, Charles Durning, Louis Gossett Jr., Perry King, Randy Quaid and Burt Young lead a group of rank-and-file policemen from the Los Angeles Police Department, who look for ways to cope with the pressures of the job. Dubbed "choirboys" for their after hours revels, they meet for "choir practice", periodic relaxation sessions at which the group gets drunk, chases women, plays practical jokes and reveals their innermost fears. Directed by Robert Aldrich, this outrageous comedy gives an eye-opening glimpse into the lives of the boys in blue, who follow a simple gospel: work hard, play harder.
|Louis Gossett, Jr.|