December 8, 1982
Genre(s): Action, Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime
Jack Cates is an alcoholic San Francisco cop who is as tough as nails. He is on the track of an escaped convict when he survives a shootout that leaves two other officers dead. Cates wants revenge, and he persuades his lieutenant to let him track the killer down. To help him find the killer, Cates enlists the help of a convict, Reggie Hammond. Hammond, the cop killer’s former cellmate, is released for 48 hours from prison to help Cates navigate the criminal underworld and find the killer. Hammond and Cates are like oil and water. They just don’t mix. They are always getting on each other’s nerves, and it will be a wonder if they can keep from killing each other long enough to track down the cop killer.