Bob Bolano and Terry Monroe are two crooked Albuquerque PD detectives. They tend to hustle criminals but their methods have landed them in hot water with their boss, and they are on their last warning. They get wind of a heist and decide to muscle in on the action, robbing the perpetrators. Unfortunately for them, the mastermind of the heist is someone out of their league, someone they would do well to fear.
Bad cop. Worse cop.
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Did You Know?
character's name Bob Bolaño, is a wink to a Chilean writer Roberto Bolaño. See more
The movie is set in Albuquerque, but when Jackie asks what's going to happen to Jimmy, Terry states, "I guess they'll ship him back to Rikers with another nickel on his sentence." Rikers Island is part of the NYC Department of Corrections. They would have no interest in further incarcerating a criminal who was convicted of a crime in New Mexico. As with most city jails, Rikers mainly houses pretrial suspects, with only about 15% of their detainees serving post-adjudication, short sentences. See more
I've always wondered if you hit a mime, does he make a sound?
[mime thuds and rolls over their car
Well, now you know.
References Starsky & Hutch
I Fought The Law
Written by Sonny Curtis
Performed by The Clash
Published by Sony/ATV Music Publishing / Sony/ATV Acuff Rose Music
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