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Thrashin' (1986)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Drama  |  29 August 1986 (USA)
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Two skateboarding gangs battle each other for supremacy, and a member of one gang falls in love with the sister of his rival.

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Tyler (as Brooke McCarter Jr.)
Josh Richman ...
Radley
Brett Marx ...
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Little Stevie
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Sam Flood
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T.A.
Mark Munski ...
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Velvet
Gary Goodrich ...
Skate Club Announcer (as Zachary)
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Per Welinder ...
Per - Venice Freestyler
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Two skateboarding gangs battle each other for supremacy, and a member of one gang falls in love with the sister of his rival.

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Nobody takes a girl from 'The Daggers' and gets away with it. See more »

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Action | Drama

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29 August 1986 (USA)  »

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Corsa al massacro  »

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Goofs

When the Daggers get off the bus after chasing the main character a disembodied voice says, "I know where there ramp is." No one on screen is talking and the voice sounds nothing like any of the characters. See more »

Quotes

Tommy Hook: That wild Indian picture happens to be stylin', you don't know what you're talkin' about.
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Catherine Hardwicke appears on-screen in the opening credits during her credit as Production Designer. See more »

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References A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985) See more »

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Want You
Performed by The Bangles
Written by Victoria Peterson (as Vicki Peterson)
Courtesy of A&M/IRS Records
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- it still gives a real freedom-kick after all these years!!
24 February 2004 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

This movie is absolutely fantastic; it's got everything to get that teen-feel going!!! Romance, action, good music, and grreat gear. I don't think they make movies like this anymore, or maybe the nostalgia is just an important factor in these kind of feel-good movies. This thing makes me want to go out & go really fast; -it still gives a real freedom-kick after all these years!!


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