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.)
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Radley
Brett Marx ...
Bozo
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Little Stevie
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Sam Flood
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T.A.
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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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29 August 1986 (USA)  »

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Corsa al massacro  »

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The pool skater in the blue t-shirt is pro skater Tony Hawk. See more »

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 »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

Dancin' in Jamaica
Performed by The Tribe
Written by Gary Goetzman & Mike Piccirillo
Produced by Mike Piccirillo & Gary Goetzman
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Those were the days
3 December 2005 | by (Croatia) – See all my reviews

I got hooked on skateboarding before i've seen the Trashin', but when i finally have seen the famous 'Skate or DiE' movie, it was love on first sight:) In my country they translated the movie title as 'The hero of SkAteBoarDinG:)) ..I've watched it around 13 times, knew the dialogs by hart, used the pause button on VHS to learn the tricks, used the pause button to copy the skate , scull:), bones, dagger drawings and graffiti, did a spider net on my board (couple of years later it was the cheesiest skate drawing:)), and did a lot of personal skate logo designes, but thank God didn't pierce my ear to wear a scull or a skateboard design earing on a small chain..

..Anyway i still consider myself a trasher:) This movie definitely represents my childhood and because of that i'm not capable of an objective valuation. It's summer, skate, good times, friends, first love, rhcp, bonding movie.


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