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City Limits (1984)

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A series of teenage gangs struggle against each other in a not-so-distant future. Eventually they united against an evil corporation, as represented by evil CEO Robby Benson who wants to control everything.

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Cast

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Lee
Darrell Larson ...
Mick
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Yogi
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Albert
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Wickings
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Sammy
Pamela Ludwig ...
Frankie
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Ramos
Kelly Stuart ...
Ruth
Matt Goulish ...
Billy
Joannelle Nadine Romero ...
Woman in Desert
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Bolo
Marcia Holley ...
Unfriendly DA
Alan Marcus ...
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Storyline

Years after a mysterious plague has wiped out most of the adult population, the surviving children have grown up to form violent motorcycle gangs. Young Lee, tired of life on the farm, goes out in search of adventure and soon winds up in the middle of a war between a pair of rival gangs. Soon after Lee proves his worth and is accepted into one of the gangs, however, a new threat appears in the form of the evil Sunya Corporation, which wants to utilise the gangs for their own purposes. Can Lee lead his new-found friends to safety? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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gang | rival | motorcycle | future | biker gang | See more »

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On the border of adventure. At the edge of danger. See more »

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1 September 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ai confini della città  »

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During the last battle when the remote model plane is driven into a pickup truck with a mounted gun, the plane clearly passes on its side and does not make impact at all and even then, the resulting explosion is early and at the rear of vehicle. See more »

Quotes

Albert: Boy, I told you to go out and find adventure, not bring it home!
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How actors are listed in the end credits depends on the fate of the character they played, such as "John Stockwell IS Lee", "Dean Devlin WAS Ernie". See more »

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Post disaster future rubbish
18 January 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I sometimes think my expectations for a film are often aimed far too low. I only wanted to watch this film because I'd read that Kim Cattrall got her tits out...and then I had to wait over an hour for that.

So..was it worth it? Er...no...The future is going to be far worse than we could ever possibly imagine. The awful scenario of the 'Terminator' series is a picnic compared to this horror! Because 15 years in the future we will all dress like 1980's 'New Romantics' and have BIG hair in the style of 'Duran Duran.'...Kill me....now...

A biker gang fights an evil big business and that's it really. This is the sort of film I would love to hear an DVD audio commentary from the people involved and what they made of it. I can't believe they set out to make such a bloody terrible film, what were they attempting to do? Obvious that some people were just taking the money and running but the writer, director, producer? All a mystery.

Some films are so bad they are fun to watch in a perverse way but this is just dull and boring, although, seeing respected actor, James Earl Jones, taking out the baddies with remote control radio Spitfire planes has it's bizarre, surreal moment to be sure!

Though, I very much doubt that he or any other members of this will be putting it on their CV...

Stay away....rent or watch the Mad Max films instead.


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