R | | Action, Crime, Thriller
Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto wrote and performed the song "Laserman" for the soundtrack.
A couple of guys I used to work with in the department took some money from some drug dealers. No big deal.
Matsumoto Masahiro: They stole?
Nick Conklin: They liberated funds.
Matsumoto Masahiro: Theft is theft. There is no gray area.
Nick Conklin: Hey Matsu, New York is one big gray area.
During a gunfight, one or more cars explode in flames, but unless a car is fueled by propane or some other volatile fuel, it shouldn't explode since petrol is merely flammable and not volatile.
The end credits begin with a Japanese kanji, which can be translated as "complete" or "end" and is sometimes used at the end of Japanese films.
$9,677,102 24 September 1989