Taglines: Two of L.A.’s top rival cops are going to have to work together… Even if it kills them.
Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash are narcotics detectives who, while both being extremely successful, can’t stand each other. Crime Lord Yves Perret, furious at the loss of income that Tango and Cash have caused him, frames the two for murder. Caught with the murder weapon at the scene of the crime, the two have no alibi. Thrown into prison with most of the criminals they helped convict, it appears that they are going to have to trust each other if they are to clear their names and catch the evil Perret.
Tango & Cash is a 1989 American buddy cop action comedy film that was mainly directed by Andrei Konchalovsky, although Albert Magnoli and Peter MacDonald took over in the later stages of filming, with Stuart Baird overseeing the editing process. It stars Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Jack Palance, and Teri Hatcher. The film was released in the United States on December 22, 1989, and was the final film to be released in the 1980s.
Stallone and Russell star as Raymond Tango and Gabriel Cash respectively, two rival LAPD narcotics detectives, who are forced to work together after the criminal mastermind Yves Perret (Palance) frames both of them for murder.
Tango & Cash (1989)
Directed by: Andrey Konchalovskiy
Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Teri Hatcher, Jack Palance, Brion James, James Hong, Marc Alaimo, Philip Tan, Michael J. Pollard, Susan Krebs
Screenplay by: Randy Feldman
Production Design by: J. Michael Riva
Cinematography by: Donald E. Thorin
Film Editing by: Hubert de La Bouillerie, Robert A. Ferretti
Costume Design by: Bernie Pollack
Set Decoration by: Marvin March
Art Direction by: Richard Berger, David F. Klassen
Music by: Harold Faltermeyer
Distributed by: Warner Bros. Pictures
Release Date: December 22, 1989