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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 ...
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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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Trivia

On the wall in the apartment of Trash's parents is a large black and white poster of Mark Gregory from the first movie 1990: The Bronx Warriors (1982). See more »

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The gun Big Little Man tossed to Trash was a 6 shooter yet Trash fires 8 bullets. 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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Extreme Entertainment from Italy
2 November 1998 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

This is one of the most entertaining flicks I've seen in a long time. If the cool explosions, slow motion, pyrotechnics, music, and funny dialogue don't satisfy you, then I don't know what will. More deaths than a Verhoeven flick, more slow motion than a John Woo flick, what more could you want? Does not retain the same atmosphere that 1990 THE BRONX WARRIORS had, but is almost never boring. I'm not giving anything away, but watch for the great scene when three rebels are gunned down fleeing a man rigged with a bomb. I've seen the movie a dozen times and it still tickles me!


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