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Walter L. Hill II | Thomas Lee
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I am very happy about it. I mean no film is beyond criticism, but I think we've made a very modest movie. Heck, we did it in 39 days, it cost $20 million dollars, which is very cheap for Hollywood standards, and tells a good story. I guess it's the literary equivalent of a short story,
Originally planned for his Streets of Fire
(1984) to be the first in a trilogy of films centering on the character of Tom Cody, played by Michael Paré
, but the film's box office failure put an end to that project.
Several of Hill's films have a bar called "Torchy's." In several of his films, characters utter a variation on Cody's (Streets of Fire) and The Driver's exhortation to "Go home!"