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City Limits (1984)

PG-13  |   |  Sci-Fi, Action, Drama  |  1 September 1985 (USA)
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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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Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


The young, the brutal and the brave have taken sides for the last time. See more »


Sci-Fi | Action | Drama


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Release Date:

1 September 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ai confini della città  »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The script was largely based on "The Three Musketeers." See more »


The next morning after they initially escape the city, Lee and Yogi observe the condition of one of the bikes. As Lee is leaning over the bike on its side and he says to the standing Yogi, "There's a...there's a hole in this casing.", the boom mic is seen clearly, briefly moving over the head of Yogi on the left side of the screen. See more »


Carver: If you kill me, someone just like me - or worse - will become my replacement. I am inevitable!
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Crazy Credits

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 »


Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Sword (1992) See more »

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A bunch of teens on bikes living in a post-apocalyptic city? That sounds like the premise for a pretty fun movie to me but sadly it just wasn't to be.

The costumes are nothing short of ridiculous even allowing for the fact that this was the 80's and although that sounds petty it constantly reminds you that this film has just been flung together much like the actors costumes. There's no plot, no characters, absolutely nothing to cling on to so the film just rolls along with not much happening. At one point I thought the film had given up and started again but it was just a bit of footage reused. Or maybe it just looked the same because honestly ten minutes after this film ends you won't be able to remember a single significant scene.

It's a shame because every once in a while you catch sight of something in the distance that looks a bit like a plot and the film perks up slightly. I can't recommend this film but I like the setting so it gets an extra point for that and it does have curiosity value because of the unusual cast.

It's a dud though, even for fans of bad movies.

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