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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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Cast

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Lee
Darrell Larson ...
Mick
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Yogi
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Albert
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Sammy
Pamela Ludwig ...
Frankie
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Ramos
Kelly Stuart ...
Ruth
Matt Goulish ...
Billy
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Woman in Desert (as Joannelle Nadine Romero)
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Marcia Holley ...
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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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On the border of adventure. At the edge of danger. See more »

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Sci-Fi | Action | Drama

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PG-13 | See all certifications »
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1 September 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ai confini della città  »

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Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Lee: I'm going to be a Clipper.
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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 »

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

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How to make a post-apocalypse movie for $5.00...
19 July 2000 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

Though I enjoy the post-apocalypse genre, even I'm hard pressed to mention anything that I liked in this dung heap. Well...some of the music wasn't bad, though it got repetitive eventually. The rest of the movie I was simply amazed at how lame the action and story were, and how cheap everything looked. This actually got released to theaters? Amazing. I hope James Earl Jones and Robby Benson only accepted their (tiny) roles for the money.

Maybe this is fun to watch in the MST3K version - but it's certainly a chore to watch in the original version.


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