Ronald Christopher "Buster" Edwards is a small time crook who pulls a big time job. When he finds that the police will not let the case drop, he goes into hiding and can't contact his wife and child. He arranges to meet them in Mexico where he thinks they can begin again, but finds that he must choose between his family and freedom.
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He'll steal your heart!
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Did You Know?
At first, Phil Collins
didn't intend to record any songs for the soundtrack because he wanted to be judged purely as an actor. See more
In the opening scenes, when Buster walks off wearing a new suit he has just stolen, a Vespa P range motor scooter is visible. That model was introduced in 1977. See more
[addressing the audience. He is now a florist near Waterloo Bridge, several years after his release in 1980
You know, I've still got that dream...
[overhearing him, with a cup of hot chocolate
Buster, don't start that again!
Well, I know it's still there.
[Buster and June walk off chatting about seeing their daughter Nikki who is now adult, and Buster looks at the camera, and his face is framed onto an envelope, when the credits start
Buster Edwards never got the deal he hoped for. On the 9th December 1966 he was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for conspiring to rob Her Majesty's Royal Mail Train. See more
The initial U.S. release of this film had its running time cut from 102 minutes to 94 minutes by its U.S. distributor, Hemdale Films. The subsequent video release by HBO Home Video was based on this edited version, however, a more recent release by MGM Home Video includes the complete film uncut. See more
Written by Lamont Dozier
/ Phil Collins
Courtesy of Hit & Run Music Ltd./Buster Films Ltd.
Published by Philip Collins Ltd./Hit & Run Music (Publishing) Ltd./Warner Brothers Music See more