PG | | Action, Comedy, Crime
Completely innocent man, Michael Jordon, is drawn into a web of government secrets when a girl carrying a mysterious package gets into a taxi with him. When she's later murdered, Michael becomes the chief suspect and goes on the run.
The December 22, 1980 edition of "Daily Variety" reported that this movie would, following the box-office success of Stir Crazy (1980), re-team Gene Wilder and Sidney Poitier, with an anticipated production start date of Spring 1981. In the end, principal photography started earlier, on ... ...
What's your connection with Janet Dunn?
Michael Jordon: She's my brother.
The police car that cruises past the cab company office in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood is from a Bronx precinct (over 15 miles away).
The main cast is identified at the end with a brief scene in which they were involved that freezes as the actor and character name is shown, except for Richard Widmark, who is credited over the scene of the exploding helicopter.
$3,597,244 (USA) (6 June 1982)
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