Charles Bronson plays Jack Murphy a veteran police detective who is framed for the murder of his ex-wife. Although taken into custody, Murphy escapes from the police station handcuffed to a foul-mouthed car thief. Pursued by the police, Murphy must find the real killer before it is too late. Written by
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They set him up. He takes them down.
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Did You Know?
The meaning and relevance of this movie's Murphy's Law
(1986) title is that it is a play on words of the central character's name Jack Murphy (Charles Bronson
) with the popular expression of the same name that in simple terms states anything that can go wrong will go wrong, a maxim that can be considered to apply to the Jack Murphy character in this movie. The character even has a variation of Murphy's Law in the movie and that's Jack Murphy's Law which his character says is: "Don't f*** with Jack Murphy!". See more
When Jack and Arabella escape from the hotel, she steps onto the fire ladder first. However it is Jack that steps off the ladder prior to her. See more
The only law I know is "Jack Murphy's law." It's very simple. Don't *fuck* with Jack Murphy. You remember that.
References Romper Room and Friends
Written and Performed by Paul McCallum
, Kathleen Wilhoite
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