R | | Crime, Drama
In New York City, South Bronx's main police precinct is nicknamed Fort Apache by its employees who feel like troopers surrounded by hostiles in a wild west isolated outpost.
Of the main actors, Rachel Ticotin is the only one actually born in The Bronx.
What's all this Indian junk?
Heffernan: Well, you know the precinct is nicknamed 'Fort Apache'...
Applebaum: The men put that up, Captain. Guy goes on vacation, he brings back some kind of souvenir, you know?
Connolly: It makes the place look like a fraternity house... take it down, ...
Obvious dummy when Murphy and Corelli prevent the transvestite from leaping off the roof.
NBC edited 29 minutes from this film for its 1983 network television premiere.