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Radioactive Dreams (1985)

After an atomic war Phillip Hammer and Marlowe Chandler have spent 15 years on their own in a bunker, stuffed with junk from the 40s and old detective novels. Now, 19 years old, they leave ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Michele Little ...
Rusty Mars
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Sternwood
Christian Andrews ...
Brick Bardo
Paul Keller Galan ...
Chester (as P.K. Galán)
Demian Slade ...
Harold
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Biker Leader (as Hilary Shapiro)
Sue Saad ...
Punk District Singer
Kimberly McKillip ...
Sadie - Hippie Chick
Gulcin Gilbert ...
Greaser Chick (as Gulshin Gilbert)
Mark Brown ...
Greaser
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Storyline

After an atomic war Phillip Hammer and Marlowe Chandler have spent 15 years on their own in a bunker, stuffed with junk from the 40s and old detective novels. Now, 19 years old, they leave their shelter to find a world full of mutants, freaks and cannibals. They become famous detectives in the struggle for the two keys that could fire the last nuclear weapon. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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19 September 1986 (USA)  »

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Le dernier missile  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$141,055, 21 September 1986, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$220,038
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This movie marks the first appearance of the name "Brick Bardo" in an Albert Pyun movie. It has, so far, appeared in 7 of his movies. See more »

Quotes

Marlowe Hammer: Look, we don't got time for this, OK? We're on the clock, sister. This is time to clear the board, win the game, chambers loaded, hammers cocked, and our fingers are itching like a cat with a serious case of fleas.
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Soundtracks

Radioactive Dreams
Performed by Sue Saad
Written by Sue Saad, Tony Riparetti and Steve Le Gassick
Produced by Tony Riparetti and Steve Le Gassick
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Perfect Genre Film and also SUCH FUN
11 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

Gosh golly, Marlowe, i surely do love this film. All right, so it's another tidbit of trashy 80s post-apocalyptic fluff, but it's really the cream of the crop and has a great soundtrack, fun sets and costumes, tongue-in-cheek writing and acting, cannibalism, swing dancing, love, innocence, mayhem, violence, and plenty of silly 50s references... Philip and Marlowe (ha, ha) leave the bomb shelter after basically their whole entire lives, and emerge into a radioactive wasteland, to search for their fathers. This ranks right up there with "Rockula," "Bill and Ted," and "Pretty in Pink" as the cutest 80s kitsch films. Okay, so maybe i'm a little hung up on Raymond Chandler and Humphrey Bogart and that whole genre, so i enjoyed this a little more than someone who didn't grow up in the 80s and who never saw "The Big Sleep" more than 20 times. But i still recommend this as rollicking fun for everyone who loves mutant new wave girlies on motorcycles etc.


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