R | | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer who nearly killed them in the past.
On the television series "The Directors", Peter Hyams stated that when MGM offered him the project following the success of 2010 (1984), the script focused on two old New York City cops who want to retire. Hyams suggested his idea of two young Chicago cops who don't ... ...
Thanks to us, there's twelve guys with machine guns in there.
Ray Hughes: You're right. We better both go.
The film takes place around the Christmas season, as suggested by the 'snow' seen in all of the street scenes. However, it is painfully obvious the snow is nothing more than soap bubbles that has been haphazardly blown across the street, vehicles, and various structures. The most glaring example of this 'fake snow' effect is when the two lead actors go to Aunt Rose's funeral. The trees and headstones look like they've suffered a bubble bath fight, rather than a typical Chicago snowstorm.
$5,227,757 (USA) (29 June 1986)