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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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29 August 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Corsa al massacro  »

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Johnny Depp auditioned for the role of Tommy Hook. See more »

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Boom mic visible during the love scene between Corey and Chrissy. 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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Referenced in Jackass: Episode #3.9 (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Burnin' (for You)
Performed by Rebel Faction
Written by Terry Quinn (as T. Quinn) and Larry Hester (as L. Hester)
Produced by Larry Frankland Lee
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Skateboarding,Gangs,Breakdancing,you name it, this movie's got it.
28 December 1998 | by (Boston) – See all my reviews

Josh Brolin from The Goonies makes a great skateboarding hero. This movie is filled with great styles and great fads from the time period, not to mention great music, including The Circle Jerks and The Red Hot Chili Peppers who perform in the movie. It's a classic story of good guy falls for bad guy's sister. Bad guy and good guy fight, and finally bad guy and good guy unite after good guy beats bad guy in a skateboarding race. This movie seems very comical watching it in present day, but it actually serves as a time capsule for the 80's. There are many great skateboarding tricks displayed, and many other great scenes including: a skateboarder riding into the side of a truck, and watch carefully (and rewind to watch over and over again) the hilarious scene where the young kid in the sunglasses shouts out "NO, you be there!", pure genious.


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