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Release Date:
11 January 1985 (USA) See more »
She came from the streets of Hollywood...and now she's going back to the "boulevard" with a vengeance! See more »
Molly, former baby prostitute "Angel" from Sunset Boulevard, has managed to leave her street life with help of Lt... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Angel takes on the mob See more (8 total) »


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Betsy Russell ... Molly "Angel" Stewart

Rory Calhoun ... Kit Carson

Susan Tyrrell ... Solly Mosler

Ossie Davis ... Captain Harry Moradian

Robert F. Lyons ... Lt. Hugh Andrews

Steven M. Porter ... Yo-Yo Charlie
Paul Lambert ... Arthur Gerrard

Barry Pearl ... Johnny Glitter

Estee Chandler ... Cindy
Tim Rossovich ... Teddy Butts
Frank Doubleday ... Miles Gerrard
Howard Honig ... Sergeant Hal Baylor

Ross Hagen ... Ray Mitchell
Tracy Robert Austin ... Pat
Michael A. Andrews ... Mike

Paul 'Mousie' Garner ... Joe Borenstein

Hoke Howell ... 7 Finger Sid

Liz Sheridan ... Nurse
Richard DeHaven ... Terry
Joseph Michael Cala ... Sanitarium Guard
Deborah Voorhees ... Roxie (as Debi Sue Voorhees)
Edward Blackoff ... Studs
Billy Beck ... Tall Man

Robert Tessier ... Tattoo Artist
Laura Burkett ... Blonde Hooker
Lynda Wiesmeier ... Debbie
Dick Valentine ... Cop
Jeanne Lucas ... Shopping Cart Sally
Karin Mani ... Janie Soon Lee
Bill Cakmis ... Security Guard
Leroy Daniels ... Bootblack
Charlene Jones ... Hooker
Ian Peters ... Businessman
Tony Lorea ... Man in Bowler

Carl Bressler ... Professor Garfield

Claudia Templeton ... Claudia
Charlene Shires ... Spectator
Richard Acunto ... Spectator
Jessica O'Neil ... Little Buck
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kin Shriner

Directed by
Robert Vincent O'Neill 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Joseph Michael Cala 
Robert Vincent O'Neill 

Produced by
Sandy Howard .... producer
Don Levin .... executive producer
Michael S. Murphey .... associate producer
Mel Pearl .... executive producer
Keith Rubinstein .... producer
Joel Soisson .... associate producer
Original Music by
Christopher Young 
Cinematography by
Peter Lyons Collister 
Film Editing by
John R. Bowey 
Production Design by
Stephen Marsh 
Art Department
Matt Gulbin .... on-set carpenter
Sound Department
Gregg Rudloff .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Doug Hubbard .... special effects
Michael Adams .... stunts
Simone Boisseree .... stunts
May Boss .... stunts (as May Raymond Boss)
Michael Cassidy .... stunts
Phil Chong .... stunts
Vince Deadrick Jr. .... stunt coordinator
Vince Deadrick Sr. .... stunts
Richard Drown .... stunts
Ron Ellis .... stunts
Dawn Grant .... stunts
Gene Hartline .... stunts
Eddie Hice .... stunts
Marcia Holley .... stunts
Larry Holt .... stunts
Mike Johnson .... stunts
Karin Mani .... stunts
Denver Mattson .... stunts
Regis Parton .... stunts
Walter Robles .... stunts
Bobby Sargent .... stunts
Packy Smith .... stunts
Peter Stader .... stunts
Bob Terhune .... stunts
Rock A. Walker .... stunts
Richard Washington .... stunts
Jesse Wayne .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Matt Gulbin .... grip: construction
Philip Lee .... second assistant camera
John 'Fest' Sandau .... best boy electric
Paul Villandry .... electrician
Music Department
Stephen E. Smith .... music supervisor
Jeff Vaughn .... score mixer
Other crew
Kristen Andersen .... production assistant
Brett Laumann .... production assistant
Victoria Plummer .... production coordinator
Brian Robertshaw .... stand-in
Lori A. Wagner .... stand-in

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93 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Little Buck, a boy, was actually played by a baby girl (Robert Vincent O'Neill''s first granddaughter, Jessica O'Neil).See more »
Revealing mistakes: 18 minutes into the film when Angel is walking down Hollywood Boulevard in front of extras some are looking at the screen and the three girls in the booth actually point and wave to the camera.See more »
Ray Mitchell:Look, we're lookin' for this street freak. He's dressed up like a Christmas tree? The name's Johnny Glitter?
Teddy Butts:He's got this sparkle crap all over him.
Blonde Hooker:Look honey, I'm not the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and I don't give nothin' away for free.
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Angel takes on the mob, 18 June 2015
Author: bkoganbing from Buffalo, New York

Rory Calhoun, Susan Tyrell, and Steven M. Porter are back in the roles they played in the first Angel movie. Moving into the title role because it's now years since the teen was hooking on Hollywood Boulevard is Betsy Russell. After going through college and law school Russell is back on the street with a vengeance because her savior and mentor from the first film now played by Robert F. Lyons is killed in a shootout with some mobsters. Even though it has only been one calendar year since the first Angel film and no disclaimer about this being sometime in the near future.

Lyons was on to a scheme for the mob to buy with their usual tactics of persuasion for the owners huge parcels of real estate on Hollywood Boulevard. But the denizens there like their seedy street the way it is. Never mind that Russell and her posse are going to take matters into their own hands if the law doesn't do anything about a cop killing which I find hard to believe.

Angel was a delicious and campy bit of sleaze and this one follows in the tradition. I have to give big kudos to Rory Calhoun who looked like he was having a great old time burlesquing his own western hero image. A lot of Rooster Cogburn in Calhoun's portrayal, all he needed was the eye patch.

Avenging, sweet and fun trash.

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