15 year-old Molly is the best in her class in high school. Nobody suspects that the model pupil earns her money at night: as prostitute "Angel" on Sunset Blvd. The well-organized separation... See full summary »

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Mae
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Patricia Allen
Donna McDaniel ...
Crystal
Graem McGavin ...
Lana
Mel Carter ...
Collins
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Ric Sawyer
David Anthony ...
Howie
Joshua Cadman ...
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15 year-old Molly is the best in her class in high school. Nobody suspects that the model pupil earns her money at night: as prostitute "Angel" on Sunset Blvd. The well-organized separation of her two lives is shattered when two of her friends are slain by a necrophile serial killer. She's the only eye witness and becomes a target herself. The investigating Detective Andrews helps her, not only to survive, but also to query why she keeps on humiliating herself and to stop it. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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You're young, attractive and healthy - and swimming in a toilet bowl! See more »

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13 January 1984 (USA)  »

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Angel - Straße ohne Ende  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

When Angel is dropped off in front of Mann's Chinese Theatre, the movie marquee reveals that Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) is playing. See more »

Goofs

When Angel is studying in the hotel lobby you see a hotel employee putting two chairs upside down on top of a table as he starts to clean up for the night, in the next shot he repeats and starts with the same two chairs again. See more »

Quotes

Patricia Allen: Listen, I don't know who's mother you are, but you're not Molly's.
Mae: I'm not?
Patricia Allen: No.
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Followed by Avenging Angel (1985) See more »

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Something Sweet
Written by Pamela Neal, Bernard Dunaux, Matt Preble and Bebe Cross
Performed by The Allies
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a drive-in fantasy!
9 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The best movie ever! OK, so its not. But trust me if your'e looking for exploitation fare at its best, this is it. I'm talking teenage prostitution, guns, the sunset strip in all its decadent glory, drag-queens, dykes, nerds, high school pressure! This movie has it all!

This isn't Shakespeare, it is what it is. The use of La is fantastic, the soundtrack is great. Director Andrew Davis ( the Fugitive) worked on the photography. Donna Wilkes (where have you gone Donna?), is simply so precious, so innocently sexy, she takes your'e breath away. Rory Calhoun, matinée idol in the '50s, is totally whacked out here, he's surreal as Kit Carson(!) Cliff Gorman does a great job as the cop whose seen too many young kids sucked into the sewer of LA, he should have gotten better parts after this. Dick Shawn, who I never really liked, is just great here, a totally sympathetic drag-queen! WOW! Susan Tyrell is awesome as always,s he repulses and fascinates in the same frame.

Angel is the type of late-night viewing that really sticks with you. The plot is complicated by a serial killer, well-played by John Diehl, and you really feel the tension build. Note the small performances in Angel, the guy who plays the street performer was in love with one of the murdered prostitutes, notice his face when he learns of her brutal death. Terrific.

Angel is well worth your trouble, sure it reaches out to the slimy pervert in all of us, but it makes you think at the same time. Is it ever worth it? To damage one person so severely just to get off?

Terrific movie.


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