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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Wikipedia and show-business trade paper Variety have both reported that although the film is set in Seattle, Washington State, USA the picture was filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. 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
[looking in the refrigerator
I don't believe this. They ate all the food and left dog turds in the fridge.
Don't worry. I'll go to the supermarket. What do you want?
Truth and justice.
Why not? We *are* cops.
References On the Waterfront
Written by Steve Winwood
& Will Jennings
Performed by Steve Winwood
featuring Chaka Khan
Courtesy of Island Records, Inc. See more