Never Too Young to Die (1986)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Adventure  |  13 June 1986 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lance Stargrove
Danja Deering
Carruthers / Velvet Von Ragner
Drew Stargrove
Ed Brock ...
Tara Buckman ...
Sacrificed Punkette
Jon Greene ...
Coach Madsen
Tim Colceri ...
Mr. Wilder
Patrick Wright ...
Exploding Biker
Wrestler (as Gary F. Kasper)


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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13 June 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lance - Stirb niemals jung  »

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Velvet Von Ragnar: I've figured out how to access their computers to re-channel radioactive waste so it goes from Diablo Canyon... into their *drinking water*.
[Ragnar's henchmen look at each other in confusion]
Velvet Von Ragnar: Poison the water supply!
Velvet Von Ragnar: I'm gonna poison their water supply! For gold! For ransom! For jewels! For money!
[laughs maniacally]
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Written, performed and produced by Iren Koster
Music recorded and mixed at Bertus Productions
Engineered by Robby Weaver, Michael Mason, John Cevetello
Special Thanks to Orange City Productions, Inc.
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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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