R | | Crime, Drama
In New York, 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.
First major role in a cinema movie of actress Rachel Ticotin.
You'll catch a heart attack before you catch a nigger, Tarzan.
Corelli: What's his problem?
Murphy: He thinks I'm a liberal.
When Murphy and Corelli take off after the purse snatcher, a shot from inside their vehicle, looking through the windshield, reveals that the rear-view mirror has been removed. In the next shot, from outside the car, the rear-view mirror is in its proper place.
NBC edited 29 minutes from this film for its 1983 network television premiere.