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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Mok (voice)
Gregory Salata ...
Omar (voice)
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Angel (voice)
Samantha Langevin ...
Mok's Computer (voice)
Dan Hennessey ...
Dizzy (voice)
Greg Duffell ...
Stretch / Zip (voice)
Chris Wiggins ...
Toad (voice)
Brent Titcomb ...
Sleazy (voice)
Donny Burns ...
Quadhole / 1st Radio Announcer (voice)
Martin Lavut ...
Mylar / 2nd Radio Announcer (voice)
Catherine Gallant ...
Cindy (voice)
Keith Hampshire ...
Other Computers (voice)
Melleny Melody ...
Carnegie Hall Groupie (voice) (as Melleny Brown)
Anna Bourque ...
Edna / Pinball Voice (voice)
Nick Nichols ...
Borderguard (voice)
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Storyline

Angel, a member of a punk rock band in the apocalyptic future, is kidnapped by Mok, a legendary superocker. Obsessed with a dark experiment, Mok plans to use Angel's voice to summon a demon from another dimension. The rest of the band follows Mok to Nuke York in an attempt to get her back. Written by James Ellis <3jse2@qlink.queensu.ca>

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Release Date:

16 May 1986 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Ring of Power  »

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Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)
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Stretch was originally voiced by Howie Mandel during the production. However when Howie moved from Toronto to Los Angeles, he became too busy to finish recording his lines for Stretch. So all of Stretch's dialogue was re-dubbed by Greg Duffell. See more »

Quotes

TIX News Reporter: KIX morning news update. Mok's promise to rewrite rock history was prematurely and tragically interrupted last night when an overwhelming power surge totally destroyed Carnage Hall and blacked out the entire city. Survivors described the destruction as "evil," "spooky," and "wow, bad karma, man."
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References Rebel Without a Cause (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Born to Raise Hell
Written by Rick Nielsen
Performed by Cheap Trick
Lead Vocals and Guitar: Robin Zander
Lead Guitar: Rick Nielsen
Drums: Bun E. Carlos
Bass: Pete Comita
Producer: Jack Douglas
Engineers: Rob O'Brian, Lee De Carlo
Remixed by Stan Vincent
Published by Adult Music (BMI)
Recorded at The Record Plant, N.Y., L.A.
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a very well made, cult, animated film
9 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

A very well made animated film that has garnered a cult following. The animation was groundbreaking for its day. The film features music by Cheap Trick and Blondie but the songs never seemed particularly awe inspiring to me. I enjoyed the storyline, and the post-apocalyptic style of the film worked well and fit with some of the humor in the film. The animation is very psychedelic in the way it is presented, and this unique added a lot to my enjoyment of the film. Overall, I thought it was a very fun film.


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