Overview

Police chief Xavier Quinn investigates the gruesome murder of Donald Pater, one of the wealthiest residents on a Caribbean island. He was found decapitated in his Jacuzzi. Although the local political establishment, especially crooked Governor Chalk, insists that small-time thief Maubee is responsible, Xavier has his doubts. This view is complicated by the police chief's personal history with Maubee: The men have been friends since childhood.

  1. A.H.Z. Carr

    Novel

  2. Carl Schenkel

    Director

  3. Hampton Fancher

    Screenplay

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Status Released

Release Information

  • February 17, 1989
    R, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 38m

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Revenue $4,557,214.00

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100

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