Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a Russian policeman sent after a Georgian drug dealer who has escaped to the United States and is awaiting extradition in Chicago. Jim Belushi plays his temporary partner on the Chicago police. When the drug dealer escapes, the two police must overcome their differences in order to recapture him. Written by
John Vogel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Moscow's toughest detective. Chicago's craziest cop. There's only one thing worse than making them mad. Making them partners.
Did You Know?
During filming the producers tried to have the city move the sculpture by Alexander Calder on Dearborn Ave. over a few feet in order to accommodate a bus chase. Due to the immensity of the sculpture and the fact that it is made of solid steel, the city declined and the scene was cut. See more
When Danko and his partner discuss the drug problem, the translation says they are referring to Miami while they were actually referring to Harlem. See more
The people have many needs. One is law and order. Other? Entertainment.
In the opening credits certain letters are reversed so as to imitate Russian Cyrillic script. In particular, "Rs" and "Ns" are reversed. See more
STRANGER ON THE SHORE
Written by Acker Bilk
& Robert Mellin
Produced by Michael Welsh
Courtesy of EMI Music Publishing. LTD. See more