From the sight of a police officer this movie depicts the life in New York's infamous South Bronx. In the center is "Fort Apache", as the officers call their police station, which really seems like an outpost in enemy's country. The story follows officer Murphy, who seems to be a tuff cynic, but in truth he's a moralist with a sense for justice. Written by
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No Cowboys, No Indians, No Cavalry To The Rescue, Only A Cop.
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The film's opening prologue states: "The picture you are about to see is a portrayal of the lives of two policemen working out of a precinct in the South Bronx, New York. Because the story involves police work it does not deal with the law abiding members of the community nor does it dramatize the efforts of the individuals and groups who are struggling to turn the Bronx around". See more
Credits typo: In the closing credits, Frederick Allan, who played Corelli's brother, is credited as Corelli's bother. See more
[Murphy and Isabella are playing the game of you-tell-me-about-me while on their first date. Murphy starts telling Isabella about herself
Poor family, you're the oldest. You've got a lot of brothers and sisters. You got a brother in the joint. Your mother's sick. You got a scholarship to nursing school and you did real good, but you can't get a job anywhere but here. How'm I doin'?
I don't know yet.
Smoke a little reefer, fool around a little bit, you wanna get married but the ...
Referenced in Torchwood: Exit Wounds
The Blue Side
Written by David Lasley
(uncredited) and Allee Willis
Performed by Crystal Gayle
Courtesy of CBS Records
(P) 1979 CBS Records See more