Police Lieutenant Lon McQ investigates the killing of his best friend and uncovers corrupt elements of the police department dealing in confiscated drugs. Written by
Jim Beaver <firstname.lastname@example.org>
McQ-he's a busted cop, his gun is unlicensed, his methods are unlawful and his story is incredible!
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Sneak previewed in Seattle, Washington, where the production was filmed, on 4 January 1974. See more
At the end of the movie in the beach gun shooting scene, the occupant in the first car wakes up and grabs his gun when McQ is facing towards the second car (and the briefcase in the water). If you were going to try to shoot a guy with an automatic gun, would you stay in your seat and quietly shoot him in the back (with the window to steady your shot), or would you do as he did and make noise by opening the car door? See more
Det. Lt. Lon McQ
[looking at the body of Toms, whom he has just shot. Sarcastically
Franklin Toms; a Servant of the People.
Edited into La classe américaine