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A malevolent rock star kidnaps a female singer to force her to participate in the summoning of a demon and her band must help her stop him.

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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 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 apocoliptic 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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The Beauty... The Beast... The Beat! See more »


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Release Date:

16 May 1986 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Ring of Power  »

Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

This film is the first English speaking Canadian animated feature film entirely produced in Canada itself. 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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Connections

References The Shining (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Ohm Sweet Ohm
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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An underrated treasure.
3 March 2001 | by (Akron, OH) – See all my reviews

I was never fortunate enough to catch this film on the big screen. However, I did see it on cable in '86 and have been keeping my eyes open for a copy ever since. Having found an old bootleg recently, I was pleased that the animation is still truly amazing and has held up well over the years. The soundtrack is equally fine. Being a fan of stories with an apocolyptic bent, I really enjoyed this particular film. My friends and I still quote various parts of the film even after all this time. While the story is a little short, I feel it captures some of the frustration of being in a small-town band that is trying to break out. That and the fact this band must battle a vast evil is an interesting angle. Please won't someone re-release this diamond in the rough?


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