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A single mother prostitute, who goes by the name Princess, finds herself forced to work undercover for the police in order to apprehend a homicidal, misogynistic pimp named Ramrod, who will do anything not to get arrested.

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Princess
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Tom Walsh
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Ramrod
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Pete Mendez
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Louise Williams
Joseph Di Giroloma ...
Kowalski (as Joseph DiGiroloma)
Maurice Emanuel ...
Edwards
Wayne Hackett ...
Christian Sorenson
Nina Blackwood ...
Ginger
Sudana Bobatoon ...
Dixie
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Coco
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Blue Chip
Kristoffer Anders ...
Sergeant Brooks
Joseph Baroncini ...
Ted
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Sugar Pimp
Tom Brent ...
Happy Harve
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Black Pimp (as Grand Bush)
Marilyn Coleman ...
Beatrice Adams
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Chauffeur
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The John
Stacy Everly ...
Teenage Junkie
Cliff Frazier ...
Mace (as Clifford Frazier)
Lyla Graham ...
Mrs. Cruikshank
Peter Harrell ...
First Dude
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Dapper Man
Vincent J. Isaac ...
Silky
Cyndi James Gossett ...
Black Prostitute (as Cyndi James-Reese)
Ben Kronen ...
Elderly Man
Bob Laird ...
Motorcycle Officer #1
Doug Laird ...
Motorcycle Officer #2
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Duty Sergeant
Richard Milholland ...
Driver
Vahan Moosekian ...
Doctor
Mark Ness ...
Cab Driver
Stack Pierce ...
Roscoe
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Derelict Woman
Donald Rawley ...
Gregory - The Swish
David Ross ...
Officer
Stan Ross ...
Drunk
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White Prostitute
Hugo Stanger ...
Old Man at Mansion
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Boss Player (as Arnold Turner)
Nicole Volkoff ...
Lisa
Richard Wetzel ...
Fast Eddie
Ark Wong ...
Mr. Wong
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Trixie (uncredited)
Troy Martin ...
Rocky Horror Fan (uncredited)

Directed by

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Gary Sherman ... (as Gary A. Sherman)

Written by

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Sandy Howard ... (written by) and
Kenneth Peters ... (written by) and
Robert Vincent O'Neil ... (written by)
 
Gary Sherman ... () (uncredited)

Produced by

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Frank Capra Jr. ... executive producer
Brian E. Frankish ... producer (as Brian Frankish)
Frank Hildebrand ... associate producer
Sandy Howard ... executive producer
Robert Rehme ... executive producer

Music by

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Joe Renzetti

Cinematography by

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John Alcott ... (photographed by)

Film Editing by

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Roy Watts

Editorial Department

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John Currin ... assistant editor
Helena Rubinstein ... apprentice editor

Casting By

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Judi Jones

Production Design by

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Lee Fischer ... (as Lee C. Fischer)

Costume Design by

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Bernadette O'Brien

Makeup Department

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Scott Readwine ... makeup artist (as Scott Jon Readwine)

Production Management

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James Dyer ... unit production manager (as James Robert Dyer)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Robert Becker ... first assistant director (as Robert S. Becker)
Richard Espinoza ... second assistant director (as Dick Espinoza)

Sound Department

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George Baetz ... boom operator
Charles Hansen ... sound mixer (as Charles B. Hansen)
David J. Hudson ... re-recording mixer
Mel Metcalfe ... re-recording mixer
Ralph Moss ... sound engineer
Tally Paulos ... dialogue editor
James Troutman ... sound effects supervisor (as Jim Troutman)
Ray West ... re-recording mixer
David A. Whittaker ... sound editor (uncredited)

Stunts

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Bill Couch ... stunt coordinator
Eddie Hice ... stunt coordinator
Tom Lancaster ... stunt double: Wings Hauser
Nick Dimitri ... stunt double (uncredited)
Hubie Kerns Jr. ... stunt double (uncredited)
James Winburn ... stunts (uncredited)

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John Anneman ... camera operator (as John G. Anneman)
Michael Barrett ... electrician
Dennis Grow ... gaffer
Jay Hergot ... electrician
Kim Hubbard ... best boy grip
Michael E. Matteson ... dolly grip
Andy Mercer ... grip
Ken Miller ... key grip
Rick Nunnally ... assistant camera
Michael Paris ... still photographer
Ted Rhodes ... electrical best boy
Tracy Trotter ... first assistant camera
Kevin Williams ... electrician
Gregory Peters ... best boy (uncredited) / electrician (uncredited)
Jed Skillman ... assistant camera: second unit (uncredited)
Rick Wiley ... grip (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Johanna Ray ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Laura Sode-Matteson ... assistant costumer (as Laura Sode)

Location Management

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Robert Hippard ... location manager
Paddy Kean ... location assistant

Music Department

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George S. Clinton ... arranger: additional music and lyrics (as George Clinton) / composer: additional music and lyrics (as George Clinton)
Hal Landers ... music consultant
Lewis Merenstein ... musical supervisor
Michael Montgomery ... arranger: additional music and lyrics / composer: additional music and lyrics
Arlon Ober ... music editor
Keith Rubinstein ... music supervisor

Script and Continuity Department

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Jeanne Rosenberg ... script supervisor

Transportation Department

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Larry Bennett ... driver
Robert E. Evans ... driver: honeywagon
Gale Fisher ... driver
George Staubs ... production van driver (as George W. Staubs)
Frank Tremonti ... transportation coordinator (as Frank A. Tremonti)
Sandra Tremonti ... transportation captain

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Sandra Bailey ... creative consultant
Dustin Bernard ... production assistant (as Dustin R. Bernard)
Donald P. Borchers ... production associate
Charles Brescia ... set coordinator
Lee R. Craig ... fire safety officer
Les F. Dollar ... caterer
Chip Fowler ... production office coordinator
J. Dakin Grahame ... assistant to producers
Carol Hilson ... assistant to producers
Larry Hollister ... first aid (as Larry 'Doc' Hollister)
Pat Kimber ... assistant set coordinator
John Lizzi ... stand-in
Jack Lyons ... publicist
Cathy Mickel Gibson ... assistant production accountant (as Cathy Gibson)
Jean Ovrum ... assistant to producers
Gayle Sandler ... production secretary
Ron Von Schimmelmann ... production accountant

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

A Los Angeles businesswoman, known only by her street name of Princess, turns to prostitution to support herself and her young daughter when she's forced by Detective Tom Walsh and his vice squad to help them arrest a brutal pimp named Ramrod for the murder of a prostitute named Ginger. But when Ramrod learns that he was set up, he escapes from police custody and begins a long night of tracking down Princess while Walsh and his vice squad are always one step behind him. Written by matt-282

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Taglines ...The Real Story. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Vice Squad: Descente aux enfers (France)
  • Nachtratten (Germany)
  • La jauría del vicio (Spain)
  • Escuadra antivicio (Peru)
  • Police Station - Turno di notte (Italy)
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  • 97 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Actor Wings Hauser, who plays the villain Ramrod, sings the vocal track on the song "Neon Slime" featured over the opening and closing titles. See more »
Goofs As Princess (Season Hubley) moves past the candles and flowers in the wedding scene with the old man in the mansion, a cameraman and camera are clearly visible on the right side of the scene. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Personal Best/The Border/Venom/Zoot Suit (1982). See more »
Soundtracks Neon Slime See more »
Quotes Tom Walsh: [to Ramrod] Come on, scumbag! Make your move, and make my day!
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