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Thrashin' (1986)

 -  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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Chrissy
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Tyler (as Brooke McCarter Jr.)
Josh Richman ...
Radley
Brett Marx ...
Bozo
David Wagner ...
Little Stevie
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Sam Flood
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T.A.
Mark Munski ...
Monk
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Velvet
Gary Goodrich ...
Skate Club Announcer (as Zachary)
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Skate Club Bouncer
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Bus Driver
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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It's not a kid's game anymore. See more »

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Action | Drama

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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29 August 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Corsa al massacro  »

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Catherine Hardwicke began her career in motion pictures as a production designer on this film. After becoming a film director herself, her second film would would be the period skateboard film Lords of Dogtown (2005). See more »

Goofs

Crew member hands money to character from out of frame. 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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Crazy Credits

Catherine Hardwicke appears on-screen in the opening credits during her credit as Production Designer. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Jackass: Episode #3.4 (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Playground
Performed by The Truth
Written by Dennis Greaves and Michael Lister
Courtesy of IRS Records
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cheesy and gnarly.........
24 July 2006 | by (lyon, france) – See all my reviews

1986.Skatebordin' is blooming and almost booming...... What could have been another piece of crap is actually and surprisingly quite good. The plot shows now and then some usual clichés amongst skaters, but the cast plays very good; i cannot say it is the most engrossing movie of the 80's, but you'll get your amount of fun, love, music and skating scenes.As in many teen flicks(remember Tuff Turf),the plot is simple:Valleyboy meets the girl, but the girl belongs to the opponent's team,a competition will take place.....guess the ending..... If you're a Red Hot Chilli Peppers fan,don't miss their performance live, singing a song from their first album.


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