Running Scared (Billy Crystal, Gregory Hines)
Directed by Peter Hyams
Peter Hyams (Busting) directs Gregory Hines (White Nights) and Billy Crystal (City Slickers) in the motion picture that asks the question, "How come the bad guys always drive the good cars?" The answer has them Running Scared in this lightning-paced comic thriller. Ray and Danny are the wild men of the Windy City's police force. The pair's unorthodox methods get results in a tough town - until they come up against Julio Gonzales (Jimmy Smits, NYPD Blue), a smooth-talking drug dealer who is bucking to become Chicago's first Spanish Godfather. Trying to nail Gonzales, they blow a delicate undercover operation and are sent on a forced vacation to Key West - where they discover the good life of warm weather and warmer women. The new locale makes them decide to retire... but not before putting Gonzales behind bars first. The stellar cast includes Steven Bauer (Scarface), Darlanne Fluegel (To Live and Die in L.A.), Joe Pantoliano (The Fugitive), John Gries (Real Genius) and Dan Hedaya (Blood Simple).