R | | Action, Crime, Thriller
Co-producer Rick King first came up with the idea for the movie while lounging on the beach. He had been given an L.A. Weekly article about Los Angeles being the robbery capital of America, and dreamed up a movie about an FBI agent infiltrating a surf gang that robs banks to fuel their fun.
100%, Utah. Good job!
The computer displays Tyler's hair color as black (which it is) but in a subsequent shot of the monitor it's listed as 'blond' (sic) which it isn't.
The 15-rated UK cinema version was trimmed by 25 secs to obtain the lower rating by the BBFC. There were five cuts to remove bullet impacts, cuts to shots of a naked woman being fired at during the house raid and several cuts to remove aggressive strong language. The cuts were restored the following year when the distributors opted for an 18 certificate for the video release. This same cut was resubmitted in 2011 and received a 15 certificate.
$8,514,616 14 July 1991