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Sharky's Machine

Burt Reynolds stars in and directs this atmospheric, volatile action thriller about an Atlanta cop whose gung-ho tactics on a narcotics case gets him demoted to the vice squad. There he forms a colourful crew into a 'machine' aimed at bigger prey: crimelord Victor D'Anton (Vittorio Gassman). Rachel Ward is the call girl who sets Sharky's (Reynolds) personal and professional lives spinning. It's easy to get attached to the likable characters these pros create. But beware. In Sharky's bullet-for-bullet world, even the good die fast. Based on the novel by William Diehl.

Year: 1981
Genre: Thrillers & Suspense
Country: USA
Director: Burt Reynolds
Starring: Burt Reynolds, Vittorio Gassman, Brian Keith, Charles Durning, Earl Holliman, Bernie Casey, Henry Silva, Darryl Hickman, Richard Libertini, Rachel Ward
Duration: 117 Minutes
Rating: R16
6.3/10
Location in store: Thriller

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