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"If you mess with a cop like Sharky, you better be very tough . . . or very beautiful."
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This movie tells the action packed tale of an Atlanta police sergeant who, due to his overzealous nature and a failed drug buy, finds himself demoted to the vice squad and ordered to investigate the leader of a local drug and prostitution ring. In the course of the investigation he finds himself falling for one of the call girls and landing smack in the middle of possible extortion involving a gubernatorial candidate who also happens to be his new love interest's boyfriend.

He forms a ragtag bunch of cops into "Sharkey's Machine" to gain control of the criminals, save the girl and bring justice to a corrupt world before he loses it all. With non-stop action, thrills and intrigue this movie is the perfect fit for those who love drama, police action, a little bit of romance, sprinkling of comedy and the fun that comes from rooting for the underdog.

Sharky's Machine is an Crime, Drama, Action, Thriller movie that was released in 1981 and has a run time of 2 hr 2 min. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4 and a MetaScore of 58.

Sharky's Machine is available to watch and stream, download, buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Hulu, Apple TV+, The Roku Channel, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, iTunes, YouTube VOD online. Some platforms allow you to rent Sharky's Machine for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

R
| 1981 | 2 hr 2 min | 6.4/10 | 58/100
Cast
Burt Reynolds, Vittorio Gassman, Brian Keith, Charles Durning
Director
Burt Reynolds
Produced By
Hank Moonjean
Language
English
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