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Streets of Fire (1984)

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A mercenary goes after his ex-girlfriend, a singer who has been kidnapped by a gang.

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Ellen Aim
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Billy Fish
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McCoy
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Reva Cody
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Officer Ed Price
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Officer Cooley
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Clyde the Bartender
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Greer
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Bird - The Sorels
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Reggie - The Sorels (as Grand Bush)
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Lester - The Sorels
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B.J. - The Sorels (as Mykel T. Williamson)
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Storyline

Rock and Roll singer is taken captive by a motorcycle gang in a strange world that seems to be a cross of the 1950's and the present or future. Her ex-boyfriend returns to town and to find her missing and goes to her rescue. Written by K. Rose <rcs@texas.net>

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Tonight is what it means to be young. See more »


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1 June 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Calles de fuego  »

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Budget:

$14,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$5,600,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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An early incarnation of this screenplay was offered to Paul McCartney, whom the producers had learned was interested in playing a role in a dramatic motion picture. When McCartney passed on the film (he decided instead to star in his own screenplay, Give My Regards to Broad Street (1984)) the role of the kidnapped rock star was rewritten and Diane Lane was cast in the part, as Ellen Aim. See more »

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When Billy Fish gets in Cody's car for the first time, lighting equipment can be seen in the car door's reflection. See more »

Quotes

McCoy: Are we going to talk about it, or are we going to do it?
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NOWHERE FAST
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Vocals: Holly Sherwood, Rory Dodd, Eric Troyer
Written and Produced by Jim Steinman
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A futuristic rock n roll love story
21 September 2000 | by (PA USA) – See all my reviews

In this dark musical drama a soldier of fortune must rescue his former girlfriend after she is kidnapped by a motorcycle gang. This is a very dark and energetic film with an excellent soundtrack and a story that keeps you involved..it has a great cast with Amy Madigan, Rick Moranis, Diane Lane, and others ..very underrated and ahead of its time on a scale of one to ten...7


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