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Vice Squad (1982)

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A Los Angeles businesswoman, known only by her street name of Princess, turns to prostitution to support herself and her young daughter when she's forced by Detective Tom Walsh and his vice... See full summary »

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A Los Angeles businesswoman, known only by her street name of Princess, turns to prostitution to support herself and her young daughter when she's forced by Detective Tom Walsh and his vice squad to help them arrest a brutal pimp named Ramrod for the murder of a prostitute named Ginger. But when Ramrod learns that he was set up, he escapes from police custody and begins a long night of tracking down Princess while Walsh and his vice squad are always one step behind him. Written by Matthew Patay

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Trivia

The tagline on one of this movie's main poster's read: "On the street, the real trick is staying alive." Interestingly, this film was made before Staying Alive (1983) but after Urban Cowboy (1980) and Saturday Night Fever (1977). See more »

Goofs

As Season moves past the candles and flowers in the wedding scene with the old man in the mansion, a cameraman and camera are clearly visible on the right side of the scene. See more »

Quotes

Ramrod: Let me see a warrant right now boy.
Pete Mendez: Warrants? We don't need no stinkin' warrants because we're holding them in our right hand, buffalo breath!
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Featured in Terror in the Aisles (1984) See more »

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Everybody Needs Somebody Sometimes
Written and Produced by Paul Sabu
Performed by Ann-Margret
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Don't "Screw" Ramrod!
27 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

Wings Hauser's portrayal of a no-nonsense pimp is one of the great villain performances in movie history. I agree with the positive comments by the others folks reviewing this classic B-Movie. I am fortunate to own a laser disc of this film, but hope it will someday be released on DVD. As an additional note of praise for this movie, it portrays the "work" of prostitutes in a sympathetic manner detailing the activities of Season Hubley in a single night servicing the "needs" of her clients. This movie contains perverse humor, terror, suspense, and a riveting conclusion. Highly recommended on all counts.


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