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 <email@example.com>
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 the scene at the fitness studio where Viktor 'Rosta' Rostavili's girlfriend works, people are exercising to music. The record they are dancing to is Ramos - Jackin' National Anthem. This is a very early House Music track. House music originated in Chicago where the film is set, but at that time would not have been well known outside of Chicago. Chicago spawned this music genre and this is the earliest use of House Music in mainstream movies. Around the time of the making of this film, Acid House was just starting. This music was also from Chicago but relatively unknown outside the city at the time was produced using a Japanese synthesizer called a Roland TB-303. 303 is also the hotel room number that Arnold Schwarzenegger
stays in. See more
At the funeral of Danko's partner, the year of death on his tomb stone says 1988. Later on, when Danko checks in at a motel, the date he writes in the book is somewhere in 1987. See more
Commander Lou Donnelly CPD
Since I figure cops are cops the world over, how do you Soviets deal with all the tension and stress?
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