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Alley Cat
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Writer:
Robert E. Waters (screenplay)
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Release Date:
March 1984 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
This lady owns the night. See more »
Plot:
A beautiful young martial arts expert stops a vicious street gang from robbing her grandparents' house. The gang marks her for murder, but her grandparents are killed instead. The girl sets out to take her revenge on the gang. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Karin Mani ... Billie

Robert Torti ... Johnny
Britt Helfer ... Hooker
Michael Wayne ... Scarface
Jon Greene ... Boyle
Jay Fisher ... Charles Clark
Claudia Decea ... Rose

Tim Cutt ... Thomas Vernon
Jay Walker ... Judge Taylor
Moriah Shannon ... Sam

Marla Stone ... Karen Stride
Kevin Velligan ... Gouger
Tony Oliver ... Bob Mertel
Victoria Shea ... Police Lady
Bob Baisa ... Captain Smith
Tom Bismark ... Thug
Dennis Edwards ... Strickland (as Robert Dennis)
Peter Furman ... Grossman
Mark Zaslove ... Bailiff
Mark DeFrain ... Tough #1
Dennis Keep ... Tough #2
Gino Valenti ... Sergeant
Mark Bradford ... Switchboard Operator
Bois Elwell ... Stage Director
John Cardone ... Bondsman (as John Cardona)
Tony R. Martinez ... Store Owner

Hanala Sagal ... Prison Guard (as Suzan Stadner)
Charon Heuer ... Prison Guard
Beth Staeheli ... Prison Guard
Cynthia Helferstay ... Female Prisoner
Roxanne Duvall ... Female Prisoner
Vanessa McCabe ... Female Prisoner
Tracy O'Brien ... Female Prisoner
Irene Waters ... Female Prisoner
Diane Stroebel ... Female Prisoner
Rosemary Patterson ... Admitting Clerk
Craig Dinkel ... Car Stripper
Adrian Barnes ... Car Stripper
Eben McCabe ... Car Stripper
Edward Archer ... Accompanist
Dolores Waggoner ... Prison Matron
Adolfo López ... Gonzales (as Adolfo Lopez)
Robert Noonoo ... Attorney
Ashok Mukhey ... Attorney
Barry Jamesby ... Doctor
Patricia Heald ... Nurse
Rose Dreifus ... Kate Clark

Directed by
Victor M. Ordonez  (as Victor Ordoñez)
Ed Palmos  (as Edward Victor)
Al Valletta 
 
Writing credits
Robert E. Waters (screenplay)

Produced by
David A. Gronsky .... associate producer
Bruce M. Mannis .... assistant producer
Edward L. Montoro .... executive producer
Victor M. Ordonez .... producer (as Victor M. Ordoñez)
Robert E. Waters .... producer
 
Original Music by
Quito Colayco 
 
Cinematography by
Howard A. Anderson III (director of photography) (as Howard Anderson III)
 
Film Editing by
Robert Ernst 
 
Production Design by
Robert Lee 
 
Set Decoration by
Mannie Lee 
 
Makeup Department
Melanie A. Kay .... special makeup effects (as Melanie Kay)
Melody Poltroneri .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Mark DeFrain .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mary Ellen Woods .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Jon Huck .... sound mixer
 
Stunts
Lita Vasquez .... stunt coordinator
John Cann .... stunt double (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Vic Palileo .... second assistant camera
Sidney Sidell .... first assistant camera (as Jerry Sidell)
George Teresak .... gaffer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Vilma Pedrique .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Igo Kantor .... music supervisor
Douglas M. Lackey .... music supervisor (as Doug Lackey)
 
Other crew
Kerry Nichols .... production secretary
Cynthia Villa-Abrille .... script supervisor
 

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82 min
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Certification:
Finland:K-18 | Iceland:16 | Norway:18 (video premiere) | USA:R

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1 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Ragged all around, 14 April 2013
Author: Wizard-8 from Victoria, BC

Doing a little research on this movie, I uncovered evidence that this was a troubled production, with both multiple directors and a temporary shutdown in the middle of shooting. The behind the scenes turmoil ended up on screen. The story is kind of a mess. There are characters that disappear for long periods of time (or disappear with no explanation.) There are scenes that seem to provide no real purpose except maybe to make sure the movie gets to an acceptable running time (though it's only 82 minutes long.) But even if there hadn't been problems behind the scenes, there would still be some big problems with the movie. Karin Mani looks nice, but she simply cannot act very well, and her martial art sequences are not the least bit exciting or well choreographed. In the end, what we have here is a movie that had great trash potential but will not satisfy even the most forgiving B movie fan.

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