Sharky's Machine

Sharky's Machine

"If you mess with a cop like Sharky, you better be very tough . . . or very beautiful."
  • R
  • 1981
  • 2 hr 2 min
  • 6.4  (5,458)
  • 58

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
Sharky's Machine
Sharky's Machine

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Description
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 a 1981 crime movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 2 minutes. 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, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Hulu, Apple TV+, The Roku Channel, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Sharky's Machine for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1981
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr 2 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (5,458)
  • Metascore
    58