Context: Sheriff & Doctor Samuel discuss about Michael Myers (serial killer) escapes & wandering into the streets to get his sister Laurie who is adopted by Strodes.

Doctor: I don't know, Sheriff, but it's not good.

Sheriff: If I break a promise I made a long time ago, then you must promise that you will play it razor, and I mean razor, straight with me.

Sheriff: (Dailing phone to Strodes)

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Straight can mean honest or direct. Razor straight means straight as a razor. It is figurative language that means really straight. Play it straight means be straight.

Together, play it razor straight with me then means be really honest/direct with me. The sheriff wants the doctor to be honest with him; he wants to be told the whole truth.

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