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Number One with a Bullet (1987)

A pair of detectives is assigned to investigate a murder, and discover a trail of corruption and criminal activity that leads right back to their own police department.

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Det. Barzak
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Det. Hazeltine
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Teresa Barzak
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Capt. Ferris
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Mrs. Barzak
Bobby Di Cicco ...
Malcolm
Ray Girardin ...
Lt. Kaminski
Barry Sattels ...
DeCosta
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Casey (as Mykel T. Williamson)
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Bobby Sweet (as Jonathan Gries)
Richard Minchenberg ...
Lepidus
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Pogue
LaGena Hart ...
Blonde
Alex Rebar ...
Boudreau
Artie Ripp ...
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Storyline

After a string of bad luck with their undercover operations, a duo of narcotics cops realizes that there must be a mole in their department, and their suspicion falls on their own captain, who never gives them a break. Nick, the hothead who's still in love with his ex-wife, is determined to prove that a local respected businessman is the head of the organization. But his pragmatic & debonair partner, Frank, agrees with the entire rest of the police force: Nick is crazy. After a forced vacation, they go a little beyond the law to bust the crime boss & find the mole. Written by Steve83

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Action | Thriller | Crime

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27 February 1987 (USA)  »

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Alvos Humanos  »

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$410,952 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

James Belsuhi was originally cast as Detective Nicholas Barzak. Belushi even worked on the screenplay, but other commitments got in the way and he was replaced by Robert Carradine. Belushi received a "screenplay by" on the film. See more »

Goofs

When the blonde returns DeCosta's serve, another ball is bouncing in the lower right as he runs away from camera. See more »

Quotes

Bobby Sweet: [the 2 cops are leading him to an abandoned construction site] Hey, what is this, man?
Det. Barzak: Riding around with you all night kinda stunk up our car, pal.
Det. Hazeltine: We need a little fresh air. Someplace quiet.
Det. Barzak: Yeah, someplace you can scream.
Bobby Sweet: Oh, that's funny!
Det. Barzak: [All 3 are climbing the stairs of an empty building under construction] Some people told us you like to talk when you get high. Are we high enough yet, Bobby?
Bobby Sweet: I don't know. I swear, I don't know.
Det. Hazeltine: Ah, he'll never make a good lawyer, Nick. He can't lie for ...
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Just Friends
Music by John Klenner and words by Sam Lewis (as Sam M. Lewis)
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Number Zero with a Dud
18 March 2006 | by (Warrensburg, MO) – See all my reviews

This has to be one of the worst films I have ever seen. There is absolutely no action, to much no since talking, and very bad music. I was about to hang myself with my belt if Robert Caridean sang one more tune as he has beetle eyes. Billy Dee Williams couldn't fire a gun if a 800lb person stood one inch in front of him. Doris Roberts should have retired thirty years ago for she has too many wrinkles for saying a quote. I would rather have my nose bit by a rattle snake while eating liver and onions than to see this film again. So save your time and watch real action films like Chuck Norris. I give this film 1 out of 10,000,000 Mountain Dews.


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