Hill talks about directing the movie The Warriors:
My friend Larry Gordon, who produced several of my movies around that time, had optioned the book quite a few years before. He threw it to me one day and said, You might want to read this. He had not been able to get it going. I read it and said, Yeah, this would make a really good movie. I don’t think anyone will ever let me make it, but it’s such a pure chase story. There’s an elegance and simplicity to the story that really appealed to me.