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Release Date:
23 April 1982 (West Germany) See more »
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Tagline:
...The Real Story. See more »
Plot:
A Los Angeles businesswoman, known only by her street name of Princess, turns to prostitution to support... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Season Hubley ... Princess

Gary Swanson ... Tom Walsh

Wings Hauser ... Ramrod

Pepe Serna ... Pete Mendez

Beverly Todd ... Louise Williams
Joseph Di Giroloma ... Kowalski (as Joseph DiGiroloma)
Maurice Emanuel ... Edwards
Wayne Hackett ... Christian Sorenson
Nina Blackwood ... Ginger

Sudana Bobatoon ... Dixie
Lydia Lei ... Coco
Kelly Piper ... Blue Chip
Kristoffer Anders ... Sergeant Brooks
Joseph Baroncini ... Ted
Fred Berry ... Sugar Pimp
Tom Brent ... Happy Harve

Grand L. Bush ... Black Pimp (as Grand Bush)
Marilyn Coleman ... Beatrice Adams

Michael Ensign ... Chauffeur
Nate Esformes ... The John
Stacy Everly ... Teenage Junkie
Cliff Frazier ... Mace (as Clifford Frazier)
Lyla Graham ... Mrs. Cruikshank
Peter Harrell ... First Dude
Jonathan Haze ... Dapper Man
Vincent J. Isaac ... Silky
Cyndi James Gossett ... Black Prostitute (as Cyndi James-Reese)
Ben Kronen ... Elderly Man
Bob Laird ... Motorcycle Officer #1
Doug Laird ... Motorcycle Officer #2

Robert Miano ... Duty Sergeant
Richard Milholland ... Driver
Vahan Moosekian ... Doctor
Mark Ness ... Cab Driver
Stack Pierce ... Roscoe

Barbara Pilavin ... Derelict Woman
Donald Rawley ... Gregory - The Swish
David Ross ... Officer
Stan Ross ... Drunk
Cheryl Smith ... White Prostitute
Hugo Stanger ... Old Man at Mansion
Arnold F. Turner ... Boss Player (as Arnold Turner)
Nicole Volkoff ... Lisa
Richard Wetzel ... Fast Eddie
Ark Wong ... Mr. Wong
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harry Hart-Browne ... Trixie (uncredited)
Troy Martin ... Rocky Horror Fan (uncredited)
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Directed by
Gary Sherman  (as Gary A. Sherman)
 
Writing credits
Sandy Howard (written by) and
Kenneth Peters (written by) and
Robert Vincent O'Neill (written by) (as Robert Vincent O'Neil)

Gary Sherman  uncredited

Produced by
Frank Capra Jr. .... executive producer
Brian E. Frankish .... producer (as Brian Frankish)
Frank Hildebrand .... associate producer
Sandy Howard .... executive producer
Robert Rehme .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
John Alcott (photographed by)
 
Film Editing by
Roy Watts 
 
Casting by
Judi Jones 
 
Production Design by
Lee Fischer  (as Lee C. Fischer)
 
Costume Design by
Bernadette O'Brien 
 
Makeup Department
Scott Readwine .... makeup artist (as Scott Jon Readwine)
 
Production Management
Jim Dyer .... unit production manager (as James Robert Dyer)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert Becker .... first assistant director (as Robert S. Becker)
Richard Espinoza .... second assistant director (as Dick Espinoza)
 
Sound Department
George Baetz .... boom operator
Charles Hansen .... sound mixer (as Charles B. Hansen)
David J. Hudson .... sound re-recording mixer
Mel Metcalfe .... sound re-recording mixer
Ralph Moss .... sound engineer
Tally Paulos .... dialogue editor
James Troutman .... sound effects supervisor (as Jim Troutman)
Ray West .... sound re-recording mixer
David A. Whittaker .... sound editor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Bill Couch .... stunt coordinator
Eddie Hice .... stunt coordinator
Tom Lancaster .... stunt double: Wings Hauser
Nick Dimitri .... stunt double (uncredited)
Hubie Kerns Jr. .... stunt double (uncredited)
James Winburn .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Anneman .... camera operator (as John G. Anneman)
Michael Barrett .... electrician
Dennis Grow .... gaffer
Jay Hergot .... electrician
Kim Hubbard .... best boy grip
Michael E. Matteson .... dolly grip
Andy Mercer .... grip
Ken Miller .... key grip
Rick Nunnally .... assistant camera
Michael Paris .... still photographer
Ted Rhodes .... electrical best boy
Tracy Trotter .... first assistant camera
Kevin Williams .... electrician
Gregory Peters .... best boy (uncredited)
Gregory Peters .... electrician (uncredited)
Jed Skillman .... assistant camera: second unit (uncredited)
Rick Wiley .... grip (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Johanna Ray .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Laura Sode-Matteson .... assistant costumer (as Laura Sode)
 
Editorial Department
John Currin .... assistant editor
Helena Rubinstein .... apprentice editor
 
Music Department
George S. Clinton .... arranger: additional music and lyrics (as George Clinton)
George S. Clinton .... composer: additional music and lyrics (as George Clinton)
Hal Landers .... music consultant
Lewis Merenstein .... musical supervisor
Michael Montgomery .... arranger: additional music and lyrics
Michael Montgomery .... composer: additional music and lyrics
Arlon Ober .... music editor
Keith Rubinstein .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Larry Bennett .... driver
Robert E. Evans .... driver: honeywagon
Gale Fisher .... driver
George Staubs .... production van driver (as George W. Staubs)
Frank Tremonti .... transportation coordinator (as Frank A. Tremonti)
Sandra Tremonti .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Sandra Bailey .... creative consultant
Dustin Bernard .... production assistant (as Dustin R. Bernard)
Donald P. Borchers .... production associate
Charles Brescia .... set coordinator
Lee R. Craig .... fire safety officer
Les F. Dollar .... caterer
Chip Fowler .... production office coordinator
Cathy Mickel Gibson .... assistant production accountant (as Cathy Gibson)
J. Dakin Grahame .... assistant to producers
Carol Hilson .... assistant to producers
Robert Hippard .... location manager
Larry Hollister .... first aid (as Larry 'Doc' Hollister)
Paddy Kean .... location assistant
Pat Kimber .... assistant set coordinator
John Lizzi .... stand-in
Jack Lyons .... publicist
Jean Ovrum .... assistant to producers
Jeanne Rosenberg .... script supervisor
Gayle Sandler .... production secretary
Ron Von Schimmelmann .... production accountant
 

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  • Knott Limited (special effects equipment) (as Knott Limited Special Effects)
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Runtime:
97 min
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Certification:
Australia:R | Finland:K-18 | France:-16 | Iceland:16 | Italy:VM18 | Norway:18 (video premiere) (1984) (cut) | Norway:(Banned) (1982-2003) (cinema release) | Portugal:M/18 | USA:R | West Germany:18
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Trivia:
Third theatrical feature film directed by Gary Sherman.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: 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:
Tom Walsh:Make your move, and make my day!See more »
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Soundtrack:
Neon SlimeSee more »

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Walking the scene., 5 April 2008
Author: lost-in-limbo from the Mad Hatter's tea party.

Gary Sherman's "Vice Squad" is all show, but powerfully biting and sordid exploitation of the seedy strip of Hollywood and Sunset Boulevard when the sun finally goes down. For such luridly unpleasant context, the film manages to amuses with rousing suspense, sharply-witted (if foul) script and its authentically raw atmosphere. Even the performances figure prominently. Wing Hauser deservedly dominates the limelight as the frighteningly, aggressive pimp Ramrod. His turn is that of pure spontaneous and nightmarish intensity. Truly hard to forget. Gary Swanson's courageously humane performance as Detective Walsh, the leader of the 'Vice squad' is downright solid, and there's a confidently brassy and strong-willed go-it-alone portrayal by Season Hubley as the prostitute Princess that Ramrod is after for setting him up. The support cast racks up recognizable bit players (Pepa Serna, Beverly Todd, Maurice Emanuel, Nina Blackwood, Michael Ensign, Cheryl Smith, Fred Berry and the list goes on) of rich characterisations. Sherman's sensationally gripping direction doesn't let up or beat around the bush, as he cranks up the energy and brutality. Still there's a slickly professional manner about it, and cinematographer John Alcott shots it with great ticker, and stylish verve. The screeching rock title track "Neon Slime" sung by Hauser sets the tone, and the saucy score has a feverish pitch that enhances the downbeat atmosphere and daring intensity.

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