Cruising is a 1980 film directed by William Friedkin and starring Al Pacino. The film is loosely based on the novel of the same name, by New York Times reporter Gerald Walker, about a serial killer targeting gay men, in particular those associated with the S scene. Poorly reviewed by critics, Cruising was a modest financial success, though the filming and promotion were dogged by gay rights protesters. The title is a play on words with a dual meaning, as "cruising" can describe police officers on patrol and also cruising for sex. In New York City during the middle of a hot summer, body parts...
|Release date:||February 8, 1980|
|Directed by:||William Friedkin|
|Editor:||Bud S. Smith|
|Music by:||Jack Nitzsche|
|Cinematography:||James A. Contner|
|Screenplay by:||William Friedkin|
|Genre:||Thriller, Action Film, Adventure Film|