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Thrashin' (1986)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama | 29 August 1986 (USA)
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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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)  »

Also Known As:

Corsa al massacro  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The dagger with the green hair is pro skater Christian Hosoi. See more »

Goofs

When Corey first approaches Chrissy, a background extra is seen intentionally breaking the fourth wall as the camera follows Corey through the crowd. 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 »


Soundtracks

Staring Down the Demons
Performed by Animotion
Written by Don Kirkpatrick and Randy Sharp
Courtesy of Polygram
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Skate Down Memory Lane
29 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Ahhhh..nothing like a skate down memory lane from time to time. Back in 1986 I was a skateboarding punk so this was an AWESOME movie to me. Much more so than 'Gleaming the Cube' because in Thrashin' the main story was about skateboarding. However, with time this movie has gone from AWESOME to awesomely bad. It was still fun to watch for me since it was one of my favorites from back in the day. But the clothing, skating and acting is so bad it is almost more of a comedy now. I remember wearing some of that 80's skate/surf neon apparel and when I see the neon look trying to make a come back these days I just ask....WHY!???? If you grew up in the 80's skating this is a fun watch, but if you did not...just skate on by.


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