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Streets of Fire (1984)

PG | | Action, Crime, Drama | 1 June 1984 (USA)
A mercenary is hired to rescue his ex-girlfriend, a singer who has been kidnapped by a motorcycle gang.

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2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Ellen Aim
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Billy Fish
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McCoy
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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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1 June 1984 (USA)  »

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Calles de fuego  »

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$14,500,000 (estimated)

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

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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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According to Walter Hill, the film's origins came out of a desire to make what he thought was a perfect film when he was a teenager and put in all of the things that he thought were "great then and which I still have great affection for: custom cars, kissing in the rain, neon, trains in the night, high-speed pursuit, rumbles, rock stars, motorcycles, jokes in tough situations, leather jackets and questions of honour". See more »

Goofs

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

Tom Cody: Look, I know you're gonna be going places with your music and stuff and... and I'm not the kind of guy to be carrying your guitars along for you. But if you ever need me for something... I'll be there.
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Referenced in Megazone 23 (1985) See more »

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HOLD THAT SNAKE
Performed by The Ry Cooder Band
Written by Ry Cooder and Jim Dickinson
Produced by Ry Cooder
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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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