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Savage Streets (1984)

 -  Action | Crime  -  5 October 1984 (USA)
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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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gang | revenge | punk | rape | gang rape | See more »

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SAVAGE STREETS - Where the only rule is "an eye for an eye." See more »

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Action | Crime

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R | See all certifications »

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5 October 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Zombie Brigade  »

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$1,200,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Producer John Strong did an uncredited rewrite on the script. See more »

Goofs

When Jake follows Vince to the alley in his car to run him over, the person that Jake is aiming for and ultimately hits is obviously a stuntman. We do see Vince once he's bleeding on the pavement. See more »

Quotes

Vince: For Christ's sake... it's wasn't my fault!
Brenda: [flicks open switchblade] You're gonna die, Vince.
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Soundtracks

Cry
Words and Music by Linda Chase, Michael Greeley and David Currier
Performed by 3-Speed (as 3 Speed)
Produced by Phil Green and 3-Speed (as 3 Speed)
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Speedy and funny exploitation!
23 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

I don't regard myself fan of exploitation films. Haven't seen many. But his one has got everything! Fights, nasty faces of the mean guys, violence, immorality, bad attitude, hilarious dialogue, a rape scene, lots of full nudity and the so called (nah, these Americans!) 'cat fight', and ALL these while film is flowing in a non-stop, not-at-all-boring without letting the pace down to slow down at all.

Music is nice with an uplifting 80's feel - the film doen't fall flat until the very end, typically disappointing as a standard American picure, even though it delivers the goods, so no big complaints here.

OK, to sum up: this is probably one of the best-known exploitation pictures and I think it deserves the hype, for what it's woth. Do not watch this if you're expecting a 'good' film, because it's no 'good' film - still it justifies its supporters and fans of exploitation just by being what it was meant to be. Very funny indeed, I recommend watching with some friend(s) (but no politically correct female, as the film is quite sexist) along with beers or other kind of booze.

EXPLOITATION FANS: A MUST!!!!! all other weirdos & perverts, this is good entertainment and a nice surprise!


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