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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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On the street, the real trick is staying alive. See more »


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23 April 1982 (West Germany)  »

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Brigada do Vício  »

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At the time of this movie's theatrical release, this picture was considered brutal, provocative and controversial. See more »

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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

Edwards: Jesus, man the wombats are out tonight. I mean whores, faggots, pimps. And hustlers, junkies, drag queens and freaks man! This city sucks!
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Red Light Lover
Written and Produced by Paul Sabu
Performed by Paul Sabu
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Edge-of-your-seat suspense!
20 February 2004 | by (Washington, D.C.) – See all my reviews

I remember this movie very well as one of the most suspenseful movies of the 80's. Definitely Wing's best performance. Very menacing as the pimp "Ramrod". You really feel for his victims and want to see him get his.

Don't watch "Terror in the Isles" before you see this movie. The clips they show give the ending away.

Watch for a small part by Re-Run (What's Happening).

Where's the DVD?!?!

Nine out of ten stars.


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