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.
The Orion Pictures studio acquired the film rights to William Diehl's source novel of the same name for a reported US $400,000 according to the 10th January 1979 edition of show-business trade paper 'Daily Variety'.
You know Frisco, when we used to flush the toilet upstairs, we always wondered where it came to...
After Arch climbs over Papa's dead body on the stairwell, Papa moves his head.
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 (USA) (20 December 1981)
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