Metro (1997 film)

Metro is a 1997 American action comedy film starring Eddie Murphy, Michael Rapaport, Michael Wincott, and Art Evans. It is directed by Thomas Carter, and produced by Roger Birnbaum. The plot follows Scott Roper (Murphy), a hostage negotiator and inspector for the San Francisco Police Department who seeks revenge against a psychotic jewel thief, Michael Korda (Wincott), who murdered Roper's best friend, Lt. Sam Baffert (Evans). Metro was released on January 17, 1997, in the United States, where it grossed $32 million.

Metro movie poster
Directed byThomas Carter
Written byRandy Feldman
Produced byRoger Birnbaum
CinematographyFred Murphy
Edited byPeter E. Berger
John Wright
Music bySteve Porcaro
Distributed byBuena Vista Pictures
Release date
  • January 17, 1997 (1997-01-17)
Running time
117 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$32 million[1]

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