Tango & Cash

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 on 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.

Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky Albert Magnoli
Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller,
Production Company: The Guber-Peters Company, Warner Bros. Pictures,

Tango & Cash - Two of L.A.'s top rival cops are going to have to work together... Even if it kills them. - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 22-12-1989
  • Runtime: 104 Minutes
  • Popularity: 19.54
  • Vote Count: 1,194
  • IMDB Rating: 6.4
  • Budget: USD 55,000,000
  • Revenue: USD 63,408,614
  • Region: United States of America ( US ),
  • Homepage: N/A






Photo Name Character
Sylvester Stallone - Azwaad Movie Database Sylvester Stallone Raymond 'Ray' Tango
Kurt Russell - Azwaad Movie Database Kurt Russell Gabriel 'Gabe' Cash
Teri Hatcher - Azwaad Movie Database Teri Hatcher Katherine 'Kiki' Tango
Jack Palance - Azwaad Movie Database Jack Palance Yves Perret
Brion James - Azwaad Movie Database Brion James Requin
James Hong - Azwaad Movie Database James Hong Quan
Marc Alaimo - Azwaad Movie Database Marc Alaimo Lopez
Philip Tan - Azwaad Movie Database Philip Tan Chinese Gunman
Michael J. Pollard - Azwaad Movie Database Michael J. Pollard Owen
Robert Z'Dar - Azwaad Movie Database Robert Z'Dar Face
Photo Name Department
Larry J. Franco-Production Larry J. Franco Production (Co-Producer)
Harold Faltermeyer-Sound Harold Faltermeyer Sound (Original Music Composer)
Stuart Baird-Editing Stuart Baird Editing (Supervising Editor)
Peter Guber-Production Peter Guber Production (Producer)
Jon Peters-Production Jon Peters Production (Producer)
Bernie Pollack-Costume & Make-Up Bernie Pollack Costume & Make-Up (Costume Design)
M. James Arnett-Crew M. James Arnett Crew (Stunt Coordinator)
Donald E. Thorin-Camera Donald E. Thorin Camera (Director of Photography)
Marvin March-Art Marvin March Art (Set Decoration)
J. Michael Riva-Art J. Michael Riva Art (Production Design)

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John Chard

If you really wanted to stare death in the eye, you shoulda gotten married. Sylvester Stallone and Kurt Russell play polar opposite Los Angeles cops who are framed by an arch nemesis and forced to team up in order to clear their name. Unashamedly macho and very much of its time, this is daft energetic fun that's full of octane inventive action and ever quotable one liners. Stallone is Tango, the smart dressed sophisticated policeman, Russel is Cash, the slobbish act first - ask questions later copper, both men very different but both excellent at their jobs. Pic gets by mostly on the chemistry between Stallone and Russell, who put much zest into their respective characters bickering and bantering. Action is well put together by director Andrey Konchalovskiy, but unfortunately the final third of the piece starts to sag as our mismatched cops start to respect and befriend each other and the plot reaches the inevitable conclusion. It doesn't help matters that Jack Palance's main villain is only a bit part player, or that his head henchman Requin (the usually ace Brion James) gives us a quite appalling British accent. Add in Teri Hatcher who is in it purely for dressage and as a cypher between the two boys, then it's a picture not without problems. Yet the script and star turns from the leading duo ensure this remains a favourite of many whom lapped it up back in the backend of the 1980s. 7/10

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