Cruising Trailer & Clips


Cruising full movie is released on Feb 15, 1980. Watch Cruising online - the English Crime movie from West Germany , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $19,814,523. Cruising is directed by William Friedkin and created by William Friedkin with Al Pacino and Paul Sorvino. Cruising is available online on Cinemax Amazon Channel and Apple iTunes.

A serial killer brutally slays and dismembers several gay men in New York's S&M and leather districts. The young police officer Steve Burns is sent undercover onto the streets as decoy for the murderer. Working almost completely isolated from his department, he has to learn and practice the complex rules and signals of this little society. While barely seeing his girlfriend Nancy anymore, the work starts changing him.

As know as:

Yön kuningas, Încrucisarea, Portyán, Cruising, クルージング

Release Date:

Feb 08, 1980

Release Date (Streaming):

Sep 18, 2007


West Germany, United States



Stream Service:

United Artists

Production Companies:

Lorimar Film Entertainment, CiP - Europaische Treuhand AG

Gross worldwide:



Al Pacino is Cruising for a killer.


Anton Bitel
Little White Lies
Here Steve's 'undercover' status serves as a metaphor for his closetedness (and vice versa) - while murder is committed at the behest of an internalised paternal voice of authority that regards homosexuality as a guilt that must be bloodily expunged.
by rottentomatoes, Aug 19, 2019
Charles Champlin
Los Angeles Times
The principal complaint, artistically, about Cruising is that it is not very clear at the rudimentary level of exposition of character and event. The problem... is in a script that never seems sure enough what it wants to say or prove.
by rottentomatoes, Apr 29, 2019
Bruce McCabe
Boston Globe
William Friedkin's Cruising is a work of art.
by rottentomatoes, Apr 27, 2018

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