Murphy's Law

Synopsis: Charles Bronson plays Jack Murphy a veteran police detective who is framed for the murder of his ex-wife. Although taken into custody, Murphy escapes from the police station handcuffed to a foul-mouthed car thief. Pursued by the police, Murphy must find the real killer before it is too late.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Director(s): J. Lee Thompson
Production: Media Home Entertainment
100 min

You move another hair,

and I'll blow your head off.

Now wait a minute.

You can have my wallet.

It has almost $100 in it.

I don't want your money.

All I want is for you to say, "Ah."

What do you mean?

You know. Like in a doctor's office.

Do it.


You can do better than that.

Make it bigger.





- Jack Murphy?

- Yeah.



Hey, what the hell is this?

Some kind of game?

Yes, and the game is just beginning.

I'm gonna kill you.

But first, I'm gonna put you through hell.

Marie? Thought her name was Charlene.

Charlene's history. Marie's the future.

Woman has an incredible imagination.

I've been a cop 18 years. She knows

words I've never even heard before.

Say, Murph...

I like your tie, especially the stains.

Looks like the sewer backed up again.

I was at Madam Tong's the other night.

I saw your wife.

- Nice tits.

- Hey, lay it down.

Taste as good as they look?

Break it up, God damn it!

Come on, stop it!

Ease up.

What the hell's wrong with you two?

Murphy! My office, now!

Let's go clean up. Come on.

What was that all about?

It's something personal.

I don't understand you.

Look at you. You're a mess.

You look like you just

got out of the drunk tank.

You think you're the only man

whose wife ever left him?

Over three-quarters of the cops

on the police force are divorced.

So maybe you think

you can hide in a bottle?

You better get your act together, Jack,

or you're gonna lose everything you got.


Get the hell out of here.

Bingo, that was airport security.

A guy matching Tony Vincenzo's

description just bought a ticket for Vegas.

His plane leaves in 20 minutes.

Attention, please.

International Airlines Flight 643

to Las Vegas

has been delayed by 30 minutes.

Southwest Airlines Flight 702...

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Gail Morgan Hickman

Gail Morgan Hickman (born December 14, 1953) is an American producer and writer of film and television. His first major writing credit was for the Dirty Harry film The Enforcer (1976). His subsequent screenplay credits include The London Connection (1979), The Kids Who Knew Too Much (1980), The Big Score (1983), Murphy's Law (1986), Number One with a Bullet (1987), and Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987).In 1977, Hickman wrote the non-fiction book The Films of George Pal, a history of the famed science-fiction producer-director's career. He also wrote the novelization for the film The Enforcer (1976) under the pseudonym Wesley Morgan. From 1988 on, he worked primarily as a television writer-producer for the series Crime Story, The Equalizer, Mancuso, F.B.I., The Flash, P.S. I Luv U, Matrix, One West Waikiki, The Sentinel, Largo Winch, Just Cause and most recently Aaron Stone. In 1992, he co-wrote the NBC TV mini-series Drug Wars: The Cocaine Cartel for producer Michael Mann. more…

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