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Writer:
Dick Wolf (written by)
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Release Date:
23 October 1987 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Once you get a taste of the good life, it's hard to let go. Even if your life depends on it. See more »
Plot:
A rookie cop goes undercover and infiltrates a car thief ring. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
One of the great unknown gems of the 80's See more (28 total) »

Cast

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D.B. Sweeney ... Benjy Taylor

Charlie Sheen ... Ted Varrick

Lara Harris ... Ann Varrick

Randy Quaid ... Lieutenant Vincent Bracey

Bill Duke ... Malcolm

R.D. Call ... Frank Martin

Arlen Dean Snyder ... Lieutenant Curtis Loos

M. Emmet Walsh ... Captain Haun
Al Shannon ... Danny
Bernie Pock ... Ridley
Kenny Endoso ... Leon
James F. Kelly ... Brandon
Lori Butler ... Suzanne
Clare Wren ... Deborah
Philip Benichou ... Michel

Linda Carol ... Party Girl

Danitza Kingsley ... Margot

Peggy McCay ... Benjy's Mom

Linda Shayne ... Peggy

Robert Pierce ... Jim
Claude Earl Jones ... Uncle Ray
Jan Burrell ... Aunt Rhea

Channing Chase ... Aunt Fran
Jessica Puscas ... Mary Jean
Molly Carter ... Colleen
Florence Schauffler ... Apartment Manager

Guy Boyd ... Jaws

Henry G. Sanders ... Heath (as Henry Sanders)

Gary Riley ... Cal

Jenny Gago ... Tory Bracey

Scott Lincoln ... Bailey
James W. Smith ... Shopping Center Guard
Jack Yates ... Shopping Center Guard
Tom Santo ... Juio
Anthony Palmer ... Supplier
Jeff O'Haco ... Valet (as Jeff L. O'Haco)
Mario Roberts ... Valet

Michael Riley ... Horton
Denis Hartigan ... Duncan
The Untouchables ... Club Band
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Richard Burns ... Auto Repair Shop Customer (uncredited)

Jeff Dandurand ... Kid Auto Thief (uncredited)
Michael Della Femina ... Webb (uncredited)

George Dzundza ... Uncle Mike (uncredited)
John Gocha ... Porsche Mechanic (uncredited)
Shawn McBurney ... Bar Patron (uncredited)

Brad Pitt ... Waiter (uncredited)

Joseph Michael Roth ... Christmas Caroler (uncredited)
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Directed by
Peter Werner 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Dick Wolf  written by

Produced by
Jack Behr .... associate producer
Tony Ganz .... executive producer
Ron Howard .... executive producer
Sandy Kroopf .... associate producer
Joseph Stern .... producer
Dick Wolf .... producer
 
Original Music by
Basil Poledouris 
 
Cinematography by
Hiro Narita 
 
Film Editing by
Steven Cohen 
Daniel P. Hanley  (as Daniel Hanley)
 
Casting by
Judith Holstra 
Marcia Ross 
 
Production Design by
Paul Peters 
 
Set Decoration by
Ethel Robins Richards 
 
Costume Design by
Jodie Lynn Tillen 
 
Makeup Department
Susan A. Cabral .... makeup artist
Yolanda Toussieng .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Duncan Henderson .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
M. James Arnett .... second unit director
Matt Earl Beesley .... second assistant director
Josh McLaglen .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Elbert L. Andrew .... sign painter
Eva Anna Andry .... assistant art director (as Eva Anna Bohn)
Mike Carrillo .... assistant property master
William Davidson .... construction leadman (as William R. Davidson)
Anthony Klaiman .... set dresser
Christine Maurer .... laborer
Robert Misetich .... stand-by painter
Andy Pedroza .... prop maker (as Andrew Pedroza)
Richard Ross .... labor foreman (as Richard E. Ross)
Greg Villalva .... construction coordinator
William Warner .... painter
 
Sound Department
Mary Andrews .... adr editor
Richard Friedman .... supervising adr editor (as Dick Friedman)
Roxanne Jones .... sound editor
Fred Judkins .... sound editor
Jimmy Ling .... sound editor
Tom McCarthy Jr. .... supervising sound editor
Howard Neiman .... sound editor
Jerry Trent .... foley artist
Don S. Walden .... sound editor (as Don Walden)
Gordon Webb .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Dennis Petersen .... special effects
 
Stunts
Hal Burton .... stunts
Corey Michael Eubanks .... stunt coordinator
Corey Michael Eubanks .... stunts (as Corey Eubanks)
Theresa Eubanks .... stunts
Trace Eubanks .... stunts
Debbie Evans .... stunts
Norman Howell .... stunts
Gary Hymes .... stunts
Terry Jackson .... stunts
Tracy Keehn-Dashnaw .... stunts (as Tracy Keehn)
Terry Leonard .... stunts (as Terry J. Leonard)
Mike Marasco .... stunts (as Michael Marasco)
Mike H. McGaughy .... stunts
Bob Orrison .... stunts (as Robert Orrison)
Spiro Razatos .... stunts
Tom Sarmento .... stunts (as Thomas G. Sarmento)
Russell Solberg .... stunts
Jerry Spicer .... stunts
Edward J. Ulrich .... stunts
Brian J. Williams .... stunt performer
Al Wyatt Jr. .... stunts (as Allan Wyatt Jr.)
Al Wyatt Sr. .... stunts (as Allan Wyatt)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Keith Baber .... electrician (as Keith D. Baber)
Michael Everett .... electrician
David Fay .... dolly grip (as Dave Fay)
Robert Garcia .... grip
Antonio V. Garrido .... grip
Gerald A. King .... key grip (as Jerry King)
Brett Laumann .... electrician
Steve Mathis .... gaffer
Raman Rao .... best boy electric
Bill Sordal .... grip (as Bill R. Sordal)
Robert Sordal .... second grip
Roy H. Wagner .... director of photography: second unit
 
Editorial Department
Michael Amundsen .... assistant editor
Pablo Ferro .... montage
Mark Mangione .... assistant editor
Joe McJimsey .... first assistant editor (as Joseph McJimsey)
Robert Leader .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Tim Boyle .... score mixer
Cyre .... musician
Steven Scott Smalley .... orchestrator
Chris Silagyi .... music producer (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Joseph Prado .... driver (as Joseph R. Prado)
 
Other crew
Shari Cartun .... assistant production accountant
Pablo Ferro .... title designer: main title sequence
John Gocha .... technical advisor
Hope Williams .... script supervisor
 

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USA:106 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Brad Pitt's feature film debut.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The car chase scene between the silver Porsche and the blue Camaro contains many inconsistencies. The Porsche's left rear passenger window disappears and reappears between shots before the scene where the Camaro passenger destroys it with a shotgun. Before the climax of the chase, the Camaro's front end is damaged, but there are no scenes showing how it got damaged during the scene.See more »
Quotes:
Benjy Taylor:[points out a Ferrari to steal] How about this one?
Ted Varrick:[disdainfully] Italian trash... besides, I only steal Porsches.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in 'Law & Order': The Beginning (2002) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
LAST CHANCESee more »

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
One of the great unknown gems of the 80's, 28 April 2011
Author: tpaladino from United States

Once again I've got to say thank you to my Netflix 'recommended' queue, because thus far it's let me to several great movies that I never knew existed, including this one.

This was a truly good movie, with a fantastic storyline, great acting and a lot of style. Charlie Sheen turns in a terrific, understated performance, which makes you sadly recall that at one time he was a gifted young actor with a promising future ahead of him, and not an out of control bipolar freak of nature. This movie actually fell right in the middle of his golden period; shortly after 'Platoon' and just before 'Wall Street' and 'Young Guns'. He was pretty clearly at the top of his game.

The rest of the cast did wonderfully as well, especially D.B. Sweeney who handled the lead role admirably, and the incredibly beautiful and talented Lara Harris, who deserves far more work in Hollywood than she's gotten. The only character who seemed out of place was Randy Quaid as the no-nonsense lieutenant, but that's only because I've become so used to seeing him in goofball roles that it's now a bit jarring when he's serious.

I definitely enjoyed this film, and any fan of the police/thriller genre will surely enjoy it as well, as will fans of the time period in general. I'm glad I didn't pass this one over.

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