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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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A Rock & Roll Fable. See more »


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Release Date:

1 June 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Calles de fuego  »

Box Office

Budget:

$14,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$5,600,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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James Horner wrote three different original scores for this film before he ultimately left the project in favor of director Walter Hill's preferred composer Ry Cooder. See more »

Goofs

The window in the diner is totally crushed after Tom throws several thugs through it. In the next scene the window appears to be fixed with tape, and that would have been impossible. See more »

Quotes

Tom Cody: OK Fish, you head back to the car. I want you in that doorway over there in fifteen minutes. And I mean fifteen minutes.
Billy Fish: Are you crazy? They'll notice me in a second down there.
Tom Cody: Don't worry about that, I'm gonna give them a couple of other things to worry about.
Billy Fish: What about her? I thought she's supposed to do the driving!
Tom Cody: Get moving, and you better be ready when we get there.
McCoy: Do you trust him, or are you just desperate?
Tom Cody: You take the front entrance, I'm going topside. If you can work your way ...
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NEVER BE YOU
Performed by Laurie Sargent
Written by Tom Petty and Benmont Tench
Produced by Jimmy Iovine
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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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