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.

Director:

Writers:

(story), | 1 more credit »
Reviews
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A group of adventurers sneak into Cuba to try to recover $1 million in cash that when hidden when Fidel Castro took over in 1959. They find themselves trying to avoid detection by Cuban ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Holzberg
Stars: Faye Dunaway, Daniel J. Travanti, Kim Cattrall
Tribute (1980)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A shallow Broadway press agent learns he is dying just as his son by his ex-wife arrives for a visit.

Director: Bob Clark
Stars: Jack Lemmon, Robby Benson, Lee Remick
Hold-Up (1985)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Dressed as a clown, the clever rascal Grimm holds up the most secure bank of Montreal and takes 30 hostages. While confusing and ridiculing the police with his strange behavior, he calmly ... See full summary »

Director: Alexandre Arcady
Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Kim Cattrall, Guy Marchand
Walk Proud (1979)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A young Chicano gang member in Los Angeles comes to realize that the gang life is not what he really wants but doesn't know how to get out.

Director: Robert L. Collins
Stars: Robby Benson, Sarah Holcomb, Henry Darrow
Running Brave (1983)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The story of Billy Mills, the American Indian that came from obscurity, to win the 10,000 meter long distance foot race in the Tokyo Olympics.

Director: Donald Shebib
Stars: Robby Benson, Pat Hingle, Claudia Cron
Die Laughing (1980)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A San Francisco cab driver finds himself in possession of a monkey that is carrying a formula for turning atomic waste into a plutonium bomb. He finds himself framed for a murder and chased all over town by people trying to get the formula.

Director: Jeff Werner
Stars: Robby Benson, Linda Grovenor, Charles Durning
Sci-Fi | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

A nomad mercenary on a high-tech motorcycle helps bring about the downfall of the evil Orwellian government, the Omega.

Director: David Worth
Stars: Robert Ginty, Persis Khambatta, Donald Pleasence
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Farmer struggles to keep food on the table, and regain his son who has joined a gang of marauding city-folk during the world's worst famine.

Director: Timothy Bond
Stars: Clint Walker, Nehemiah Persoff, Geraint Wyn Davies
Turk 182! (1985)
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Jimmy Lynch is angry because his older brother, who was injured as a result of an off duty fire rescue, is denied benefits by the city. At the same time, Mayor Tyler is embroiled in a ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Clark
Stars: Timothy Hutton, Robert Urich, Kim Cattrall
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A rag-tag group of people must fight extermination squads amid their ruined city.

Director: Enzo G. Castellari
Stars: Mark Gregory, Henry Silva, Valeria D'Obici
White Hot (1989)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

An honest guy fails to resist temptation when left to babysit a drug dealers business.

Director: Robby Benson
Stars: Robby Benson, Tawny Kitaen, Danny Aiello
Modern Love (1990)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Modern relationships are examined in this comedy drama.

Director: Robby Benson
Stars: Robby Benson, Karla DeVito, Rue McClanahan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Lee
...
Mick
...
Yogi
...
Albert
...
Wickings
...
Sammy
Pamela Ludwig ...
Frankie
...
Ramos
Kelly Stuart ...
Ruth
Matt Goulish ...
Billy
...
Woman in Desert (as Joannelle Nadine Romero)
...
Bolo
Marcia Holley ...
Unfriendly DA
Alan Marcus ...
Unfriendly DA
...
Unfriendly DA
Edit

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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Just beyond our time, heroic young warriors stand between civilization and destruction. See more »

Genres:

Sci-Fi | Action | Drama

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 September 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ai confini della città  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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

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

Whitey: Guns are for scro's, Ray. Besides, it's a waste of good beer.
See more »

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 »

Connections

References He-Man and the Masters of the Universe (1983) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

"You ever read Insect Man #47?"
18 September 2002 | by (Kentucky) – See all my reviews

Well, once again, I'm the only person in the world that liked this movie. From reading all of the terrible reviews, I almost changed my mind about that. City Limits is about rival biker gangs feuding in a post plague-ridden America (you know, poor man's Road Warrior). It's a good B-movie written by Don Keith Opper from The Critters movies. The only thing that no one could deny was the great cast. John Stockwell, James Earl Jones, Kim Cattrall, Rae Dawn Chong, John Diehl, Robby Benson, Don Keith Opper, and even Kane Hodder are all running around in this movie. The best part is that the gangs use comic books to make major decisions. That's classic. City Limits is absolutely nothing special, but that's why I love it. I suppose B-movies are somewhat of an acquired taste nowadays. So, if you enjoyed the Road Warrior...you probably won't enjoy City Limits. But if you like post-apocalyptic films that are B-movie treasures (garbage to most) along the lines of Def-Con 4, Cyborg, and Fist of the North Star, you should like City Limits.


11 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Good plot but should be re made? brownozere
DVD Release? brownozere
Name of the girl in the Water basin with John Stockwell? pjalexander
Reminds Me Of The Book 'Fire Brats'. brownozere
Discuss City Limits (1984) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?