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|Hollywood Vice Squad|
|Directed by||Penelope Spheeris|
|Written by||Kenneth Peters (as James J. Docherty)|
|Produced by||Sandy Howard|
Arnold H. Orgolini
|Starring|| Ronny Cox |
|Edited by||John R. Bowey|
|Music by|| Michael Convertino |
|Distributed by||Cinema Group|
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.
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.
The film received mixed reviews, with one review describing it as "decent, but dull."
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