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The Zoo Gang (1985)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  15 May 1985 (USA)
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Homeless kids need a place to stay, so they rent the club "The Zoo" out, from Old Leather Face. Later, a new gang attempts to take away their home. A fight ensues with thumbtacks and ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Gurry ...
Danny
Tiffany Helm ...
Kate Haskell
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Hardin
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Val
Gina Battist ...
Bobbi
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Ricky Haskell (as Bobby Jacoby)
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The Winch
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Little Joe
Ramon Bieri ...
Pa Donnely
Darwyn Swalve ...
Goose
Glen Mauro ...
Twin #1
Gary Mauro ...
Twin #2
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Dean Haskell
Tiny Wells ...
Hank
Ramon Chavez ...
Cop
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Homeless kids need a place to stay, so they rent the club "The Zoo" out, from Old Leather Face. Later, a new gang attempts to take away their home. A fight ensues with thumbtacks and staplers as the weapons. Written by Evan and Tara Shenkman <ejs15@cornell.edu>

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Comedy | Drama

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PG-13
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The first film to earn a PG-13 rating (though Red Dawn (1984) would be the first released). See more »

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Performed by Gary O'Connor
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A great movie for its time.
9 April 2002 | by (Lincoln, NE USA) – See all my reviews

I first saw The Zoo Gang when I was a child of about five. The story itself is the cliche'd 80's movie where a group of kids beat the odds to fight for the club that they have, the place that gives them meaning. They fight an incoming developer and his hick family by training with Ben Vereen, otherwise known as Chicken George from Roots. When their training is finished, they realize that they've had the power the whole time to defend themselves and their friendships are made even stronger.


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