"Report to the Commissioner" is a 1975 crime drama film based on James Mills' 1972 novel. It involves a rookie cop (Michael Moriarty) in the New York City Police Department who is assigned a special missing person case, which in fact is meant to be a wild-goose chase to back up an undercover female police officer's role as the girlfriend of a drug dealer.

The film was directed by Milton Katselas and features a musical score by Elmer Bernstein. The script is by two Oscar-winning screenwriters, Abby Mann (Judgment at Nuremberg) and Ernest Tidyman (The French Connection). It marked Richard Gere's film debut.

Richard Tiffany Gere (born August 31, 1949) is an American actor and producer. He began in films in the 1970s, playing a supporting role in "Looking for Mr. Goodbar" (1977) and a starring role in "Days of Heaven" (1978). He came to prominence with his role in the film "American Gigolo" (1980), which established him as a leading man and a sex symbol. He went on to star in many well-received films, including "An Officer and a Gentleman" (1982), "The Cotton Club" (1984), "Pretty Woman" (1990), "Sommersby" (1993), "Primal Fear" (1996), "Runaway Bride" (1999), "I'm Not There" (2007), "Arbitrage" (2012) and "Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer" (2016). For portraying Billy Flynn in the Academy Award-winning musical "Chicago" (2002), he won a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award as part of the cast.

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