A hitman approachs a writer to help him create the next best seller on his career, but the violent world he was a part of has other plans.
|詹姆斯·伍兹 (James Woods)||饰||Cleve|
|布莱恩·丹内利 (Brian Dennehy)||饰||Dennis Meechum|
|维多利亚·田纳特 (Victoria Tennant)||饰||Roberta Gillian|
|埃里森·巴尔森 (Allison Balson)||饰||Holly Meechum|
|Paul Shenar||饰||David Madlock|
A group of masked gunmen steal evidence from a police evidence storage unit, killing several officers in the process. Officer Dennis Meechum (Brian Dennehy) is seriously wounded after stabbing one of the robbers. He survives and publishes a book titled Inside Job based on his experience. Years later, Meechum has been promoted to Detective, and is working on his next novel. He now suffers from writer's block, and is a widowed father raising his daughter, Holly (Allison Balson).On a case at the docks, a suspect runs as Meechum gives chase. A man named Cleve (James Woods) joins the chase. The sus…
A hired assassin. A cop turned author. Together they're rewriting the rulebook on the Mob.
Writing A Book Is Easy. Writing A Best Seller Is Murder.
If words could kill...
- 声音混合： Dolby
- 纵横比：1.85 : 1
|发行公司||Esselte Video (1988) (VHS) (Norway)|
|Olive Films (2014) (DVD) (Canada)|
|Village Roadshow Corporation (1988) (Theatrical) (Australia)|
|RCA Columbia Pictures Hoyts Video (1989) (VHS) (Australia)|
|Cannon Nova Film (1988) (Theatrical) (Netherlands)|
|UAV Corporation (VHS) (United States)|
|RCA/Columbia Pictures International (1988) (VHS) (Italy)|
|首映票房（美国）||$905,399, 27 September 1987|
- Director 约翰·弗林 claims to have heavily re-written the screenplay prior to principal photography.
- Early in production, several trade magazines announced that the film would be called "Hardcover".
- 詹姆斯·伍兹 had just quit smoking prior to filming. When it came time to shoot the cigarette on the palm scene, Woods suggested he take an already lit cigarette off of a patron--that way he wouldn't have to light and smoke a cigarette.