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
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Moscow's toughest detective. Chicago's craziest cop. There's only one thing worse than making them mad. Making them partners.
Did You Know?
In an attempt to best convey to Arnold Schwarzenegger
how he should capture the essence of his character, Walter Hill
suggested that he watch Greta Garbo
's performance in Ninotchka
(1939) and emulate her character. Schwarzenegger complied and, according to Hill, got a handle on his character right away. See more
At the end of the movie when they crash the bus, Danko smashes the rear window with his fist. The window shatters before his fist hits the glass. See more
You want to know what my crime is? My crime was being born. I'm thirty-eight years old, and I've been locked up twenty-six of those. I educated myself in here, and I've come to understand that this country was built on exploiting the black man. Of course, I don't hear anything about brothers in your country. But your country exploits its own people just the same, so I guess that makes me the only Marxist around here, right, comrade? You see, boy, this ain't just no drug deal! This is politics, ...
In the opening credits certain letters are reversed so as to imitate Russian Cyrillic script. In particular, "Rs" and "Ns" are reversed. See more
Edited into Running Red
JACKIN' NATIONAL ANTHEM
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