The Seven-Ups

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The Seven-Ups ★½ 1973 (PG)

An elite group of New York City detectives seeks to avenge the killing of a colleague and to bust crooks whose felonies are punishable by jail terms of seven years or more. Unoriginal premise portends ill; plotless cop action flick full of car chases. Scheider tries hard. Directed by the producer of “The French Connection.” 109m/C VHS, DVD . Roy Scheider, Tony LoBianco, Larry Haines, Jerry Leon; D: Philip D'Antoni.