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

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Sci-Fi | Action | Drama

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1 September 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ai confini della città  »

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Goofs

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

Mick: You got ideas, Lee?
Lee: Sure. I got lots of ideas.
Mick: Good. Cause I'm all out.
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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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Featured in Mystery Science Theater 3000: City Limits (1992) See more »

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Don't restore the lights to this city!
12 March 2004 | by (Queens, NY) – See all my reviews

City Limits is so mind boggling since it can't make it's mind up if it's an apocalypse/biker/romance/comedy. Admittedly, I have never seen a society relying so heavily on comic books and the significance of Insect Man. Add lots of crappy costumes, cheapo sets and even more cheapo actors, typical 80s soundtrack drenched with crappy casio tones and James Earl Jones impatiently waiting for his check and City Limits will have you wishing for Soonya Corp. to take over!! Guest starring (oh, I don't think so) Robbie Benson as the epitome of corporate lifestyle refusing to die in the apocalypse. And Kim Cattrall, one of the dues she had to pay early on. She was great in Big Trouble in Little China, why this Kim?? I still laugh seeing James Earl Jones shooting a shotgun and delivering fine lines like, "Damn boy. I told you to find adventure, not to drag it home." Watch this MST style and it becomes a tad more entertaining.


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