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Sharky's Machine is a american film of genre Drama directed by Burt Reynolds released in USA on 18 december 1981 with Burt Reynolds

Sharky's Machine (1981)

Sharky's Machine
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Released in USA 18 december 1981
Length 2h2
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Action,    Crime
Rating62% 3.147933.147933.147933.147933.14793

Sharky's Machine is a 1981 drama thriller film directed by Burt Reynolds, who stars in the title role. It is an adaptation of William Diehl's first novel Sharky's Machine (1978), with a screenplay by Gerald Di Pego. It also stars Vittorio Gassman, Brian Keith, Charles Durning, Earl Holliman, Bernie Casey, Henry Silva, Darryl Hickman, Richard Libertini and Rachel Ward.

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Tagline: Some cops are good at opening cases. Sharky knows how to finish one.

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