R | | Action, Crime, Drama
Tom Sharky is demoted to vice after a bust goes terribly wrong. He and his team stumble across a mob murder tied to prostitution and government.
First of two cinema movies co-produced by Burt Reynolds' production company "Deliverance Productions". The second and final picture would be City Heat (1984).
Arch: When you find him, you got to put him down.
Sharky: I'll put him down!
Arch: Put his ass in the ground, you hear me?
Arch: I'm talking about burying him and putting a stake through his fucking heart, because he's not real.
Sharky: I ...
Watch the locomotives pulling the train in the open scenes. Sometimes they're F.E.C. (Florida East Coast R.R.) locomotives and at other times they're Family Lines/Seaboard Coast Line/CSX. These are two separate rail lines to Miami that run parallel to each other but are a few miles apart. Much of the opening scene footage, however, seems to have been shot along the CSX (ex-Family Lines, ex-Seaboard Coast Line, ex-Seaboard Air Line) track.
UK cinema and video versions are briefly cut by 9 seconds to edit some shots of nunchakus (although they remain clearly visible in other scenes).
English, French, Italian
$3,022,041 20 December 1981