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Cruising 1980

  • William Friedkin
  • December 6, 1980
  • 102 mins
  • English
  • Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Al Pacino is Cruising for a killer.
A serial killer brutally slays and dismembers several gay men in New York's S/M and leather districts. The young police officer Steve Burns is sent undercover onto the streets as decoy for the murderer. Working almost completely isolated from his department, he has to learn and practice the complex rules and signals of this little society.


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A cop hunting a murderer yet there is no suspense or thrills on the way. The setting is what is used for the thrills and shock. It's a controversial setting for some but hey, gay S&M clubs were apparently a thing back then in NY. Interesting choice. It's a pretty average or lower movie beneath the queer veneer.

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