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Angie Barnes
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Tim Warner
Tony Rosato ...
Bull
Angelo Rizacos ...
Bean
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Shadow
Claude Philippe ...
Indian
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Chrome
Jack Blum ...
Gil Lasky
Keith Knight ...
Vern Jones
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Pete Crenshaw
Robin McCulloch ...
Stiff Curd
Sean McCann ...
Colonal Warner
John Rutter ...
Sheriff Earl Ramble
Bronwen Mantel ...
Mrs. Ramble
Karen Stephen ...
Brenda Dillard
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A boy (Tim Warner), expelled from military school, returns home to his fathers disappiontment. He discovers that a motorcycle gang has been terrorizing his high school, and falls in love with the girlfriend (Angie Barnes) of the gang's leader (Bull). He battles the gang, and wins both the admiration of his father and the love of the girl. Written by Zeke M. Towson <matajame@cwis.isu.edu>

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The comedy that outranks, outpranks and outrages them all! See more »

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1 June 1980 (USA)  »

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CAD 2,700,000 (estimated)
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possibly the worst movie of 1980
28 June 2002 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

Not "good bad" in the Plan 9 sense; just bad.

Since it's been 22 years since I saw this movie, I can't supply plot details, but the impression that it made on me -- that it was the worst movie released in the spring of 1980, and I saw every commercially released film that spring -- has stayed with me all these years.

I do recall that there didn't seem to be an original idea in the script or a single energetic performance among the cast, that most of the "funny" lines fell flat, and that quite a few people left the theatre before the end.

Sorry; wish I could add something positive here, but ... well, this bad a review might at least garner it some video rentals by the curious and masochistic ...


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