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Streets of Fire (1984)

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

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Cast

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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  »

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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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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The name of Rick Moranis' character, Billy Fish, is a reference to the translator/sidekick character Billy Fish in The Man Who Would Be King (1975). See more »

Goofs

At the end of the rescue scene, when Tom Cody knocks one of the Bombers off of his motorcycle, the wire used to pull the rider off can be seen. See more »

Quotes

Raven: I'll be comin' for her. I'll be comin' for you too.
Tom Cody: Sure you will. And I'll be waitin.'
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FIRST LOVE FIRST TEARS
Performed by The Ry Cooder Band
Written by Duane Eddy / Lee Hazlewood
Produced by Ry Cooder
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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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