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Robert Vincent O'Neill (written by) and
Joseph Michael Cala (written by)
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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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Karin Mani , Robert Tessier , Ossie Davis , plus Angel, YoYo, Kit Carson & Solly 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

Directed by
Robert Vincent O'Neill 
Writing credits
Robert Vincent O'Neill (written by) and
Joseph Michael Cala (written by) (as Joseph M. Cala)

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 .... 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 »
Studs:Hello baby. My name is Studs. Come on baby, don't be like that. Do you want to party? How would you like to make my day?
Molly "Angel" Stewart:I'm on a lunch break!
[he grabs her arm and she giggles]
Molly "Angel" Stewart:Kinda horny aren't ya?
Studs:You can tell, huh?
Molly "Angel" Stewart:Mmm-Hmmmm.
[she takes out gun]
Molly "Angel" Stewart:One more word and I'll blow your balls into outer space!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking (2013)See more »
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10 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Karin Mani , Robert Tessier , Ossie Davis , plus Angel, YoYo, Kit Carson & Solly, 11 February 2011
Author: merklekranz from United States

"Avenging Angel" is a worthy, but different sequel to "Angel". The same seedy Hollywood Boulevard locations, are again used to great advantage. Betsy Russell plays "Angel" this time,and along with her street comrades, Rory Calhoun and Susan Tyrrell, they go after the mobsters who killed their friend, Lt. Andrews ( Robert F. Lyons). Karin Mani has a brief, but memorable nude shower scene, Robert Tessier is a helpful tattoo artist, while Ossie Davis plays a police captain. The movie has moments of welcome humor, especially relating to springing Rory Calhoun from a sanitarium. Sure the violence is cartoon-like, but "Avenging Angel" is entertaining, and that's really all that matters. - MERK

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