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Never Too Young to Die (1986)

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A secret agent is murdered, and his son--a high school gymnast--teams up with a spy to catch the man who killed him.

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Lance Stargrove
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Danja Deering
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Carruthers / Velvet Von Ragner
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Drew Stargrove
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Cliff
Ed Brock ...
Pyramid
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Arliss
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Riley
Tara Buckman ...
Sacrificed Punkette
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Barton
Jon Greene ...
Coach Madsen
Tim Colceri ...
Grady
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Mr. Wilder
Patrick Wright ...
Exploding Biker
Gary Kasper ...
Wrestler (as Gary F. Kasper)
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Storyline

Secret agent Drew Stargrove is brutally murdered by the ruthless Van Ragnar. In this action-packed Bond-style thriller, the murdered secret agent's son, Lance Stargrove is thrust into the dangerous and intriguing world of secret agents and espionage when he seeks revenge against Van Ragnar. Danja Deerling teams up with Lance as his sidekick and love interest. Written by Tony

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Vanity: the new breed of temptress! Stamos: the new breed of hero! See more »


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13 June 1986 (USA)  »

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Lance - Stirb niemals jung  »

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The costume Gene Simmons wears for his nightclub act is actually the same costume that actress Lynda Carter wore for her television special _Encore! (1980)_, in which she tried to look like a member of the band KISS while singing "I Was Made for Loving You". See more »

Quotes

Velvet Von Ragnar: [Ragnar has captured Drew after killing the spy's partner] ... A program disk was stolen from me, Stargrove. I believe you've got it.
Drew Stargrove: Come on. This is stupid.
Velvet Von Ragnar: You're right. It's VERY stupid. Assuming, of course, you want to see your son.
Drew Stargrove: What kind of designer-drug are you on? How is Lance mixed up in all this?
Velvet Von Ragnar: You know, oddly enough, I wasn't sure he WAS... until now.
Drew Stargrove: Lance doesn't have a clue about my work!
Velvet Von Ragnar: Nor did his mother, but that didn't save her.
Drew Stargrove: You're threatening to KILL Lance!
Velvet Von Ragnar: I'm not ...
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Soundtracks

STAY AND BURN
Performed by Ralph E. Boy and Major Catastrophe
Produced by Iren Koster, Chip Taylor, Ralph Lane
Written by Jon Voight, Chip Taylor, Ralph Lane and Iren Koster
1986 Paul Music
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The most delightfully crappy movie I've ever seen.
27 July 2001 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

Many films fall into that 'so-bad-they're-good' category. The guys at Troma have even made it a revered art form. But Troma has yet to match "Never Too Young to Die." Without realising it, the filmmakers have achieved the ultimate tacky 80's action movie. It has just a perfect balance of tacky 80's acting (with "Jessie" from "Full House," Gene Simmons from KISS, and Vanity--what ever happened to her?), tacky 80's action, tacky 80's music, and tacky 80's production design. The plot is the most convoluted mess I've ever seen. That is to say that there really is a plot, but you find yourself smacking your forehead repeatedly in disbelief as the writers juggle tacky 80's clichés, predictable plot turns, and convenient situations that no one would ever buy. And sometimes, it just doesn't make any sense at all. But when all is said and done, the final product is a movie that is just delightfully crappy. My suggestion: rent this movie with some friends and some booze, and have a rollicking good time bashing this movie. I give it a 0 for its poor quality and a 10 for its "entertainment" value. Total score: 5


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