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Streets of Fire (1984)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  1 June 1984 (USA)
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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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Enter a world where street gangs rule . . . and violence is real ! [Video] See more »


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Release Date:

1 June 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$5,600,000 (USA)
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(4 channels)| (70 mm prints)

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1.85 : 1
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I CAN DREAM ABOUT YOU
Performed by Winston Ford
Written by Dan Hartman
Produced by Jimmy Iovine and Dan Hartman
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Amazing, underrated movie
10 December 2005 | by (Calgary, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a great film. It's not the most thought provoking film ever made but it never pretends to be either. The set designs are terrific, Michael Pare is a great hero and the direction is pacey. Diane Lane is quite possibly the most fantastically sexy leading lady ever in this movie, the concert scenes are incredible, especially the opening song. There's a lot of atmosphere in this flick, the '50's styling with '8o's music works well - the neon drenched, rain soaked streets are a joy to behold in the DVD transfer of the film. Streets of Fire is a much underrated film, and in my opinion much the best thing Walter Hill ever made. Everyone who had a hand in making it should be proud. It should take pride of place in any movie buff's collection


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