About the film
detective homophobia undercover cruising police sadomasochism sexual murder murder gay interest serial killer gay club subculture bdsm sadomasochist pretending to be gay gay theme gay lgbt interest
Release Date: February 15, 1980
|Slogan||:||«Al Pacino is Cruising for a killer.»|
|Genres||:||Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller|
|Production Companies||:||CiP - Europaische Treuhand AG, Lorimar Film Entertainment, United Artists|
|Writers||:||William Friedkin, Gerald Walker|
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.