Vice Squad is a 1982 American crime drama film directed by Gary Sherman and starring Henry Silva, Wings Hauser, and Season Hubley. The film follows a group of vice cops who are investigating a series of murders committed by a serial killer who targets prostitutes. The film begins with a group of prostitutes being brutally murdered by a mysterious killer. Detective Tony Scali (Henry Silva) is assigned to the case and teams up with rookie officer Nick Tellis (Wings Hauser). The two detectives soon discover that the killer is targeting prostitutes who work in the same area of town. As the investigation progresses, Scali and Tellis learn that the killer is a former police officer who was fired for brutality. The killer is now taking revenge on the prostitutes who he believes are responsible for his dismissal. Scali and Tellis eventually track down the killer and confront him in a shootout. The killer is killed in the shootout, but not before he mortally wounds Tellis. The film ends with Scali and Tellis's partner, Detective Paula Hawkins (Season Hubley), attending Tellis's funeral. Vice Squad is a well-made crime drama that features strong performances from its cast. The film is also notable for its graphic violence, which was considered controversial at the time of its release.

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Vice Squad is a 1982 American crime drama film directed by Gary Sherman and starring Henry Silva, Wings Hauser, and Season Hubley. The film follows a group of vice cops who are investigating a series of murders committed by a serial killer who targets prostitutes. The film begins with a group of prostitutes being brutally murdered by a mysterious killer. Detective Tony Scali (Henry Silva) is assigned to the case and teams up with rookie officer Nick Tellis (Wings Hauser). The two detectives soon discover that the killer is targeting prostitutes who work in the same area of town. As the investigation progresses, Scali and Tellis learn that the killer is a former police officer who was fired for brutality. The killer is now taking revenge on the prostitutes who he believes are responsible for his dismissal. Scali and Tellis eventually track down the killer and confront him in a shootout. The killer is killed in the shootout, but not before he mortally wounds Tellis. The film ends with Scali and Tellis's partner, Detective Paula Hawkins (Season Hubley), attending Tellis's funeral. Vice Squad is a well-made crime drama that features strong performances from its cast. The film is also notable for its graphic violence, which was considered controversial at the time of its release.

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Season Hubley

Princess
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Gary Swanson

Tom Walsh
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Wings Hauser

Ramrod
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Pepe Serna

Pete Mendez
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Beverly Todd

Louise Williams
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Joseph Di Giroloma

Kowalski (as Joseph DiGiroloma)
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Maurice Emanuel

Edwards
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Wayne Hackett

Christian Sorenson
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Nina Blackwood

Ginger
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Sudana Bobatoon

Dixie
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Lydia Lei

Coco
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Kelly Piper

Blue Chip
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Kristoffer Anders

Sergeant Brooks
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Joseph Baroncini

Ted
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Fred Berry

Sugar Pimp
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Tom Brent

Happy Harve
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Grand L. Bush

Black Pimp (as Grand Bush)
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Marilyn Coleman

Beatrice Adams
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Michael Ensign

Chauffeur
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Nate Esformes

The John
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Stacy Everly

Teenage Junkie
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Cliff Frazier

Mace (as Clifford Frazier)
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Lyla Graham

Mrs. Cruikshank
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Peter Harrell

First Dude
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Jonathan Haze

Dapper Man
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Vincent J. Isaac

Silky
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Cyndi James Gossett

Black Prostitute (as Cyndi James-Reese)
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Ben Kronen

Elderly Man
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Bob Laird

Motorcycle Officer #1
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Doug Laird

Motorcycle Officer #2
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Robert Miano

Duty Sergeant
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Richard Milholland

Driver
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Vahan Moosekian

Doctor
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Mark Ness

Cab Driver
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Stack Pierce

Roscoe
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Barbara Pilavin

Derelict Woman
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Donald Rawley

Gregory - The Swish
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David Ross

Officer
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Stan Ross

Drunk
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Cheryl Smith

White Prostitute
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Hugo Stanger

Old Man at Mansion
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Arnold F. Turner

Boss Player (as Arnold Turner)
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Nicole Volkoff

Lisa
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Richard Wetzel

Fast Eddie
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Ark Wong

Mr. Wong
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Harry Hart-Browne

Trixie (uncredited)
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Troy Martin

Rocky Horror Fan (uncredited)
Crew
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Gary Sherman

Director
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Sandy Howard

Writer
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Kenneth Peters

Writer
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Robert Vincent O'Neill

Writer
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Gary Sherman

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Vice Squad

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

8/13/2019

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Vice Squad

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

2/21/2006

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