R | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A police detective goes undercover in the underground S&M gay subculture of New York City to catch a serial killer who is preying on gay men.
Robert De Niro and Roy Scheider turned down the role of Steve Burns.
Where you from?
Stuart Richards: Mars.
Loren Lukas: Terrific, I never made it with a Martian before.
When the first victim gets stabbed blood is shown running off his shoulder but the knife is spotless.
The film only opens with the title in large letters, across the screen. It is only at the end where the filmmakers are credited.
The CBS/FOX video release (now out of print) was the most complete version available. It has about 45 seconds of footage of SM bondage and sex (during the Police Night scene) that has been deleted from the Warner Video release, and two lines of dialogue near the end of the film when detectives are searching the killer's dorm room and mention the killers father has been dead for ten years