A teenage vigilante seeks revenge on a group of violent thugs who raped her handicapped sister and killed her best friend.

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An altercation between a group of girls out for the night and a gang of local punks leaves the punks vowing revenge. It comes in the form of the gang-rape of a young mute (Heather) and her older sister (Brenda) starts hunting the gang in turn - armed with bear traps and crossbow. Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>

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Action | Crime

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5 October 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Calles salvajes  »

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$1,200,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Brinke Stevens auditioned for the role of Heather, alongside good friend Linnea Quigley, who ended up getting the role instead. Brinke actually drove Linnea to the audition. See more »

Goofs

Red is wearing a black leather jacket when he and Fargo confront Brenda in the warehouse. After Brenda kills Fargo and Red finds his body, he is still wearing the jacket as he falls upon the bear traps that cause the injuries leading to his death. However, when Jake sees the two strung-up bodies in the warehouse, Red's jacket is gone and he has a bear trap clamping his right forearm. Had Brenda removed Red's jacket afterwards, she would have had to remove the bear trap to do it. See more »

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Brenda: [Brenda confronts Fargo and Red in the warehouse] Welcome home... ASSHOLES!
Fargo: You must be out of your mind, coming here!
Red: [laughs] Maybe she's looking for a little bit of what we gave her sister, huh?
Fargo: Maybe she's looking for a whole lot more than what we gave her sister!
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Soundtracks

In The Night
Written by Michael Bradley and Mark Lindsay
Performed by BMW
Produced by Steve Wittmack
Co-produced by Michael Bradley
Courtesy of MCA/Curb Records
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Classic 80's sleeze-fest!
19 August 2003 | by (York, England) – See all my reviews



Definitely the highlight of Linda Blair's post-Exorcist career, this sleezy tale of high school revenge is a must for bad film fans everywhere.

This touching tale tells the story of Brenda (Blair), a tough high school gal who spends her nights drinking peach brandy on the streets of LA with her equally tough friends. One night, they make the mistake of messing with a gang called the Scars ("careful Brenda, these dudes look dangerous"), and before you know it, the Scars have raped and beaten Brenda's deaf, mute sister. Once Brenda learns the truth of what happened, she vows revenge on those responsible.

Directed by Daniel Steinman (Friday the 13th Pt 5), this film has some of the best (and worst) dialogue ever to grace the screen. Blair is fantastic, a hilarious mix of flared nostrils and foul language. Even better is John Vernon,as the principal, in his second film with Blair (Chained Heat is another must see). Vernon steals every scene he's in, whether he's telling Brenda she has "a great body" (!) or telling the Scars to "go f**k an iceberg"!

This is the ultimate 80s high school movie - terrible music, awful acting, questionable violence and gratuitous nudity. Seek it out if you haven't seen it. It's best seen in it's uncut form, as here in the UK twelve minutes were censored!


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