Nighthawks is a 1981 American-British-French thriller film directed by Bruce Malmuth and starring Sylvester Stallone, Rutger Hauer, Billy Dee Williams, Lindsay Wagner, Persis Khambatta and Nigel Davenport. The original music score was composed by Keith Emerson. Nighthawks is known for many behind the scenes problems with production, constant heavy re-editing of the movie forced by Universal studio and Stallone for different reasons, and bad working relationship between Sylvester Stallone and Rutger Hauer.
Reinhardt Heymar Wulfgar: There is no security.
Immigration Officer: Are you here for business or pleasure?
Reinhardt Heymar Wulfgar: Pleasure, I hope.
Immigration Officer: Welcome to New York.
Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva: Why'd you kill the woman?
Reinhardt Heymar Wulfgar: I wanted to.
Det. Sgt. Deke DaSilva: So why don't you kill me?
Reinhardt Heymar Wulfgar: In due time.
|Tagline||Wulfgar, an international terrorist holds the City of New York hostage, but Deke DaSilva, the most dangerous cop known to man, can take him down.|
|Genre||Action, Crime, Thriller|
|Filming Locations||174th Street IRT Subway Station, 900 East 174th Street, Bronx, New York City, New York, USA|
|Language||French, German, English|
|Film Class||Crime Thriller, Action Thriller|
|Themes||Terrorism, Rogue Cops, Crumbling Marriages|
|Tones||Chilly, Creepy, Forceful, Gritty, Ominous|