TO LIVE AND DIE IN L.A.
by William Friedkin (USA, 1985, 1h56)
starring William L. Petersen, Willem Dafoe, John Pankow
Richard Chance is a hot-headed cop who is obsessed with hunting down the dangerous counterfeiter, Rick Masters. When his mentor and colleague is killed in cold blood just days away from retirement, Chance has no compunction about crossing the boundary of legality in order to avenge him, dragging with him his new partner, John Vukovich, a rookie who wants to go by the book.