Cruising (1980)

Al Pacino is Cruising for a killer.

  • Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1980-02-15
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 499 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 42min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Lorimar Film Entertainment
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: William Friedkin
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When New York is caught in the grip of a sadistic serial killer who preys on patrons of the city's underground bars, young rookie Steve Burns infiltrates the S&M subculture to try and lure him out of the shadows.

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  • Al Pacino

    as Steve Burns
  • Paul Sorvino

    as Capt. Edelson
  • Karen Allen

    as Nancy Gates
  • Richard Cox

    as Stuart Richards
  • Don Scardino

    as Ted Bailey
  • Joe Spinell

    as Patrolman DiSimone
  • Jay Acovone

    as Skip Lee
  • Gene Davis

    as DaVinci
  • Randy Jurgensen

    as Det. Lefransky
  • Barton Heyman

    as Dr. Rifkin
  • Arnaldo Santana

    as Loren Lukas
  • Larry Atlas

    as Eric Rossman
  • Sonny Grosso

    as Det. Blasio
  • Ed O'Neill

    as Det. Schreiber
  • Michael Aronin

    as Det. Davis
  • James Remar

    as Gregory
  • William Russ

    as Paul Gaines
  • Mike Starr

    as Patrolman Desher
  • Steve Inwood

    as Martino
  • Keith Prentice

    as Joey
  • Leland Starnes

    as Jack Richards
  • Robert Pope

    as DaVinci's Friend
  • Leo Burmester

    as Water Sport
  • Bruce Levine

    as Dancer
  • Charles Dunlap

    as Three Card Monte
  • Powers Boothe

    as Hankie Salesman
  • James Sutorius

    as Jack (voice)
  • Richard Jamieson

    as Spotter
  • Jimmie Ray Weeks

    as Seller
  • David Winnie Hayes

    as Bouncer
  • Carmine Stipo

    as Bartender
  • James Hayden

    as Cockpit Cake Man
  • Todd Winters

    as Tugboat Mate
  • Kirsten Baker

    as Jogger
  • Henry Judd Baker

    as Tough Cop
  • Bob Duggan

  • Burr DeBenning

  • Allan Miller

    as Chief of Detectives
Directing William Friedkin Director
Writing William Friedkin Writer
Production Jerry Weintraub Producer
Art Bruce Weintraub Production Design
Camera James A. Contner Director of Photography
Editing Bud S. Smith Editor
Sound Jack Nitzsche Original Music Composer
Sound Charles L. Campbell Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Robert Knudson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Robert De Mora Costume Design
Sound Chris Jenkins Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Writing Gerald Walker Novel
Sound Aaron Levy Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Robert Norin Makeup Artist
Sound Bruce Richardson Sound Editor
Sound Louis L. Edemann Sound Editor
Art Edward Pisoni Art Direction
Sound Robert Glass Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound David Pettijohn Sound Editor
Art Robert Drumheller Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Allen Weisinger Makeup Artist
Camera Hank Muller Assistant Camera
Production Mark Johnson Production Executive
Production Burtt Harris Associate Producer
Production Burtt Harris Production Manager
Directing Alan Hopkins First Assistant Director
Directing Robert E. Warren Second Assistant Director
Crew Randy Jurgensen Technical Advisor
Crew Sonny Grosso Technical Advisor
Sound Richard C. Franklin Assistant Sound Editor
Production Louis DiGiaimo Casting
Costume & Make-Up Michael Dennison Wardrobe Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Dean Jackson Wardrobe Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Bob Grimaldi Hairstylist
Directing Sidney Gecker Script Supervisor
Sound Aaron Levy Sound Designer