The film opens with a daring escape of a convict imprisoned for killing an FBI agent, then moves on to two Seattle detectives chasing a suspect who gets away, destroying a forklift in the process, these two detectives are reassigned to a stakeout, watching the girlfriend of the escaped federal prisoner. One falls in love with her, the escaped convict eventually catches up to her, with them actually, and in the midst of their getaway, the escaped convict learns that his woman's man is a cop, but the two detectives kill him, saving the day. Written by
It's a tough job but somebody's got to do it!
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Did You Know?
One of two 1987 produced screenplays of screenwriter Jim Kouf
first released in that year. The other film script was for the picture The Hidden
(1987). See more
When the cops on stakeout across the street see the man in the pink hat running from Maria's house, Pismo calls in a description of a man about 5'10". Richard Dreyfuss is all of 5 foot 5 inches tall and wouldn't come anywhere near 5'10" even with a hat. See more
Richard "Stick" Montgomery
Isn't love great, Chris? One minute you're a god, the next minute you're a scum-suckin' pig.
Referenced in Spin City: Internal Affairs
This Night Was Made (For One Thing Only)
Written by Arthur B. Rubinstein
& Douglas Brayfield
Performed by Randy Crawford
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