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Escape from the Bronx (1983)
"Fuga dal Bronx" (original title)

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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Gregory ...
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Floyd Wrangler
Valeria D'Obici ...
Moon Grey
Giancarlo Prete ...
Strike (as Timothy Brent)
Paolo Malco ...
Vice President Hoffman
Ennio Girolami ...
President Henry Clark (as Thomas Moore)
Antonio Sabato ...
Alessandro Prete ...
Junior
Massimo Vanni ...
Big Little Man
Andrea Coppola ...
Jay the Photographer
Eva Czemerys ...
Trash's Mother
Moana Pozzi ...
Juana
Romano Puppo ...
Trash's Father
Carla Brait ...
Maurizio Fardo ...
Bald Reporter - GCC Press Conference
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Storyline

A vicious corporation tries to kill and starve the last remaining habitants of the Bronx in order to build their own high-rise developments. A lone long-haired, hot-tempered warrior, Trash, is his only obstacle. Trash, a psychopathic bomb-maker and his equally psychopathic preschool son and an annoying activist help him out by kidnapping "the President" (of the corporation), a Richard Dreyfuss look-alike. Henry Silva plays another psychopath, this one on the side of the corporations. A favorite movie of Mystery Science Theater 3000 series. Written by Jonah Falcon <jonahnynla@mindspring.com>

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The first to die were the lucky ones!

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2 September 1983 (USA)  »

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Escape from the Bronx  »

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The full death toll in the uncut version is 174. There are 110 killed in shootings, 40 in explosions, 9 by flamethrowers, 1 by stabbing, 1 off-screen kill, 4 unknowns, 6 electrocutions, 2 bashed in the face with a helmet and 1 face turned to red mush after being hit with a shotgun butt. See more »

Goofs

The location scenes in New York City are very obviously filmed in Queens, not The Bronx. See more »

Quotes

[Clark's attempt to escape ends with him staring down the barrel of Strike's shotgun]
Strike: You try that again and you'll look like a tea strainer.
President Clark: A hostage is no good dead. I must be worth something, if they're going through all that much fuss topside.
Trash: Then you know who to root for, right mister fucking Clark? Cause if we make it, so do you.
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pure trash
19 May 2014 | by (Midian) – See all my reviews

There are so many releases of this flick that no-one knows which one has the full uncut. It was stated that the release on EMS in Germany was the best to watch but sadly it wasn't. Shamelss has finally released the full uncut.

Don't think that it was worth the wait. It's pure trash and there isn't that much of a story. But still, it has a following. Can't say it's post-apocalyptic, it's just about the bronx being demolished to built a new project on it but the people from the bronx aren't that happy and are kidnapping the president of the new project. Naturally it's also time for some to try to kill the president so they can take over the regime.

So there's a lot of shooting and explosions. It's full of cheap effects, people being shot who never bleed or whatsoever. People flying in the air without blood or bruises. Pure trash coming from Italy only for the lovers of the genre.

Gore 1/5 Nudity 0/5 Effects 1/5 Story 2/5 Comedy 0/5


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