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Director:
Writer:
Penelope Spheeris (written by)
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Release Date:
12 October 1984 (Finland) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A New Movie ... About A New Generation. See more »
Plot:
When household tensions and a sense of worthlessness overcome Evan, he finds escape when he clings with the orphans of a throw-away society... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
2 wins See more »
User Reviews:
what are you all dressed up for? where's the war? See more (49 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Chris Pedersen ... Jack Diddley
Bill Coyne ... Evan Johnson
Jennifer Clay ... Sheila
Timothy O'Brien ... Skinner (as Timothy Eric O'Brien)
Wade Walston ... Joe Schmo

Flea ... Razzle (as Mike B. The Flea)
Maggie Ehrig ... Mattie
Grant Miner ... Keef

Christina Beck ... T'resa
Andrew Pece ... Ethan Johnson
Donald V. Allen ... Officer William Rennard (as Don Allen)
Lee Frederick ... Jim Tripplett (as Robert Peyton)
Jeff Prettyman ... Bob Skokes
Dorlinda Griffin ... Mother In Car
Robert Griffin ... Baby
Donna Lamana ... Tina Johnson
Anna Schoeller ... Anna
André Boutilier ... Peg Leg
Nicky Beat ... Club Owner
Steve Bidrowski ... Spotlight Operator
Gina Carrera ... Sandy Dawson (as Julie Winchester)
John McCormack ... Head Bouncer
Robert Lund ... Bouncer
Rip Murray ... Bouncer
Paul Votara ... Doorman
Gavin Courtney ... Joe's Father
Robert A. Van Senus ... Father's Friend
De Waldron ... De
Gary Calhoun ... Man In Truck
Frank Gargani ... Man In Truck
Jon Battenberg ... Officer Richard Bates
Bob Ozman ... Man In Garage
Larry Wiley ... Camper Buyer
Marlena Brause ... Tripplett's Wife
Patsy Coyne ... Neighbor
Trisha Malin ... Housewife
Elizabeth Ramirez ... Maid

Ray Lykins ... Hippie In Car
Ed Mertens ... Policeman
Ladd Hitchens ... Policeman
Gil Christner ... Store Manager
J. Dinan Myrtetus ... Sheila's Father
Ilene Latter ... Sheila's Mother
Suzann Schott ... Stripper
Ratley ... Ratley
Drew Bernstein ... Other T.R. Kid
Sean Boren ... Other T.R. Kid
Bobbie Brat ... Other T.R. Kid
Ed Brown ... Other T.R. Kid
Cynthia Coleman ... Other T.R. Kid
Kathleen Culverwell ... Other T.R. Kid
Matt Davis ... Other T.R. Kid
Rebecca Dorn ... Other T.R. Kid
Mike 'Geek' Glass ... Other T.R. Kid
Penny Harris ... Other T.R. Kid
Kelsey ... Other T.R. Kid (as Larry Kelsey)
Mitch King ... Other T.R. Kid
Terri Kottica ... Other T.R. Kid
Maynard Leigh ... Other T.R. Kid
Meri Resovich ... Other T.R. Kid
Gary Rivas ... Other T.R. Kid
Scott Rosenthal ... Other T.R. Kid
Vixen Yvonne ... Other T.R. Kid
Mike 'Rooster' Montea ... Other T.R. Kid
Barbara Doyle ... Citizens Against Crime - Woman
Don Goodman ... Citizens Against Crime - Man
Ray Lawrence ... Citizens Against Crime - Man With Shotgun
Ricky Jewett ... Citizens Against Crime - Wife
Ron Hugo ... Citizens Against Crime - Pastor Farrell
Jerry Madison ... Citizens Against Crime - Mr. Dawson
Arvid Holmberg ... Citizens Against Crime - Man
James Harrison ... Citizens Against Crime - Man
Casey Royer ... DI - Vocals
Tim Maag ... DI - Guitar
Derek O'Brian ... DI - Drums
Jack Grisham ... T.S.O.L. - Vocals
Ron Emory ... T.S.O.L. - Guitar
Mike Roche ... T.S.O.L. - Bass
Todd Barnes ... T.S.O.L. - Drums
Greg Kuehn ... T.S.O.L. - Keyboards
Steve O ... The Vandals - Vocals
Jan Ackerman ... The Vandals - Guitar

Joe Escalante ... The Vandals - Drums (as Joseph Escalante)
Steve Pfauter ... The Vandals - Bass
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
The Vandals ... Themselves
Bert L. Dragin ... Man on TV (uncredited)
Jay Gowey ... Punk (uncredited)

Michael Spezzano ... Punk in Gang (uncredited)

Directed by
Penelope Spheeris 
 
Writing credits
Penelope Spheeris (written by)

Produced by
Bert L. Dragin .... producer (as Bert Dragin)
Roger Corman .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Alex Gibson 
 
Cinematography by
Tim Suhrstedt  (as Timothy Suhrstedt)
 
Film Editing by
Ross Albert 
Michael Oleksinski 
 
Art Direction by
Randy Moore 
 
Costume Design by
Dana Lyman 
 
Makeup Department
Pamela Peitzman .... hair stylist
Pamela Peitzman .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Caldecot Chubb .... assistant production manager
Gordon Wolf .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Eric Jewett .... first assistant director
Rip Murray .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Nancy Arnold .... set dresser
Ed Brown .... set dresser
Steve Carpenter .... property master
Brad Einhorn .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
Sandy Berman .... sound designer
Gary C. Bourgeois .... sound re-recording mixer
Jon Huck .... sound mixer
David Kern .... supervising sound editor
Troy Porter .... sound recordist
Peter Weiss .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Kevin Pike .... special effects supervisor
 
Stunts
John Branagan .... stunt coordinator
Michael Branagan .... stunt coordinator
Ray Lykins .... fight choreographer
Ray Lykins .... stunts
Richard Mendez .... stunts
Patrick J. Statham .... stunts (as Pat Statham)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Joy Cohen .... grip
Peter Deming .... second assistant camera
Steven Dubin .... second assistant camera
James J. Gilson .... gaffer (as Jim Gilson)
Martin J. Layton .... first assistant camera (as Martin Layton)
Gary Leonard .... still photographer
Elliot Nachbar .... best boy
Tracy Neftzger .... key grip
Mike Ouimette .... grip
Phil Stone .... best boy grip
Ron Wisnesky .... best boy electric
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Meg Mayer .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Mary Nelson-Duerrstein .... negative cutter (as Mary Nelson)
Michael Oleksinski .... assistant editor
Bill Wilner .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Ross Albert .... music editor
Paul Mckenna .... music mixer
 
Transportation Department
Joel Greene .... driver
 
Other crew
Ronda Berkeley .... production assistant
Roger Corman .... presenter
Eric Davies .... location manager
Bert L. Dragin .... additional story material (as Bert Dragin)
Bert L. Dragin .... presenter (as Bert Dragin)
Scott Fields .... assitant to producers
Alexander Hendrie .... location manager
Susan Malerstein .... script supervisor
Peter Merwin .... production assistant
Natalie Miller .... production auditor
Sherry Waters .... production coordinator
Kevin Williams .... creative consultant
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Rebel Streets" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
94 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Shot in six weeks.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When the big dog tries to come in through the car window, his chain is visible.See more »
Quotes:
Jack Diddley:Where's that house, Flea?
Razzle:Over there... Hey, my name's Razzle, man.
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Bad Girls in the Movies (1986)See more »
Soundtrack:
No GodSee more »

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22 out of 29 people found the following review useful.
what are you all dressed up for? where's the war?, 27 January 2004
Author: jonah hex from london

This movie sucks. It is, however, the suckiest movie that I have ever wanted to watch about 50 times in my lifetime. This is the definitive punk-fiction film. No other movie more accurately portrayed what it was like to grow up in the punk scene in the eighties, and it's one of the only films to show what it was like to squat in the punk scene in Los Angeles. It's true, if you get a bunch of real punks and attempt to make them actors and get Roger"Carnosaur"Corman to produce it, you should probably expect something to this effect, but the hammy dialogue and acting are part of the charm. I wholly related to this movie as a teenager, and will always look back fondly upon it. Cheers to Penelope Spheeris, for creating a PR classic.

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