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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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Eric Gurry ...
Danny
Tiffany Helm ...
Kate Haskell
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Hardin
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Val
Gina Battist ...
Bobbi
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The Winch
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Darwyn Swalve ...
Goose
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Twin #1
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Dean Haskell
Tiny Wells ...
Hank
Ramon Chavez ...
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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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The first film to earn a PG-13 rating (though Red Dawn (1984) would be the first released). See more »

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Troubled teens have trouble with other troubled teens
25 April 2000 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Another in a long line of low budget, predictable teen movies. A group of nice kids rent a building from a skid row bum who claims to be in possession of the domicile. Of course, he lied. They work hard to turn it into a rock club, but are ousted by a local repo company run by a smarmy thug and his imbecile boys. Things come to a head when the teens learn they can have the property back if they re-install the bum into his living quarters on the place before a certain date. This film should appeal to young teens, but me, I thought it was a total waste of time.


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