Sharky's Machine 39 years old

If you mess with a cop like Sharky, you better be very tough . . . or very beautiful.

Sharky's Machine

Police officer Tom Sharky gets busted back to working vice, where he happens upon a scandalous conspiracy involving a local politician. Sharky's new 'machine' gathers evidence while Sharky falls in love with a woman he has never met.

Credits

John Fiedler
John Fiedler

Barrett

Charles Durning
Charles Durning

Lt. Friscoe

Henry Silva
Henry Silva

Billy Score

Earl Holliman
Earl Holliman

Donald Hotchkins

Vittorio Gassman
Vittorio Gassman

Victor Scorelli

Sharky's Machine Cast

Name Character
Charles Durning He was 58, 89 years old when he died as Lt. Friscoe
John Fiedler He was 56, 80 years old when he died as Barrett
Joseph Mascolo He was 52, 87 years old when he died as Joe Tipps
Bernie Casey He was 42, 78 years old when he died as Arch
Vittorio Gassman He was 59, 77 years old when he died as Victor Scorelli
Earl Holliman He was 53, now 93 years old as Donald Hotchkins
Henry Silva He was 53, now 93 years old as Billy Score
Burt Reynolds He was 45, 82 years old when he died as Tom Sharky
Richard Libertini He was 48, 82 years old when he died as Nosh
Brian Keith He was 60, 75 years old when he died as Papa
Rachel Ward She was 24, now 64 years old as Domino
Tony King He was 37, now 77 years old as Kitten Holmes
Darryl Hickman He was 50, now 90 years old as Smiley
Suzee Pai She was 19, now 59 years old as Siakwan
Glynn Rubin as Pregnant Woman

Sharky's Machine Crew

Name Department
Dennis Virkler as Editor. He was 40 (now 79) years old Editing
Terry Liebling as Casting. Production
Phil Abramson as Set Decoration. He was 48 (54) years old when He died Art
Hank Moonjean as Producer. He was 51 (82) years old when He died Production
William Diehl as Novel. He was 57 (81) years old when He died Writing
Walter Scott Herndon as Production Design. Art
Edward Teets as Associate Producer. Production
William D. Gordean as Editor. Editing
Gerald Di Pego as Screenplay. He was 40 (now 80) years old Writing
Norman Salling as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Al Capps as Original Music Composer. He was 42 (79) years old when He died Sound
Burt Reynolds as Director. He was 45 (82) years old when He died Directing
Sharky's Machine poster
Sharky's Machine (39 years)

If you mess with a cop like Sharky, you better be very tough . . . or very beautiful.

  • Release day: Friday, December 18, 1981
  • Runtime: 122 minutes
  • Revenue: 35610100.00