R | | Crime, Drama
In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.
Edward James Olmos turned down a role.
...los que no se adapten... al esfuerzo y al heroísmo de una revolución... ¡No los queremos! ¡No los necesitamos!
Immediately following the shoot-out in the nightclub, Tony and other customers run out, jump into cars from the valet parking lot and drive off. An impossibility - valet parking keys are always kept in a coded cabinet system that requires patrons to identify themselves; keys are never left in cars.
We see a proverb at the beginning of the movie that says: "Enjoy yourself, every day above ground is a good day." ANONYMOUS, MIAMI 1981
The BBFC requested cuts (totalling 25 seconds) to the chainsaw killing before passing the film with an 18 certificate. All cuts were waived in 1994.
£33,362 (UK) (5 February 1984)
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