Freebie and the Bean is a 1974 American buddy cop black action comedy film directed by Richard Rush, starring James Caan, Alan Arkin, Loretta Swit and Valerie Harper.

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Two wisecracking plain-clothes San Francisco policemen (James Caan and Alan Arkin) discover that there is a contract on the life of the suspect they have been tailing. The pair decide to act as bodyguards until they can get a warrant to pick him up, but plans for a clean arrest go spectacularly wrong, and the two cops manage to bring the city to a virtual standstill.

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