Hollywood Vice Squad

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Hollywood Vice Squad
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Directed by Penelope Spheeris
Produced bySandy Howard
Arnold H. Orgolini
Written byKenneth Peters (as James J. Docherty)
Starring Ronny Cox
Music byMichael Convertino
Keith Levene
CinematographyJoão Fernandes
Edited byJohn R. Bowey
Distributed byCinema Group
Release date
  • February 28, 1986 (1986-02-28)(U.S.)
  • October 2, 1986 (1986-10-02)(Australia)
Running time
101 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Hollywood Vice Squad is a 1986 film directed by Penelope Spheeris with music by Keith Levene of Public Image Ltd. The movie has an early screen appearance by Robin Wright as the drug-addicted runaway daughter of Trish Van Devere's character. [1]

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Plot

Pauline Stanton, a mother, travels to Hollywood to find her teenage runaway daughter, Lori. Once there, Pauline discovers that Lori has become involved in the pornography industry and teams with the police to find her and get her back.

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