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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tyler (as Brooke McCarter Jr.)
Josh Richman ...
Brett Marx ...
David Wagner ...
Little Stevie
Sam Flood
Mark Munski ...
Gary Goodrich ...
Skate Club Announcer (as Zachary)
Skate Club Bouncer
Bus Driver
Per Welinder ...
Per - Venice Freestyler


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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Did You Know?


Alan Sacks:  During the Hollywood Boulevard skating scene he can be seen three different times. He is wearing sunglasses, a black leather jacket and black trousers. He can also be seen in the crowd watching the Ramp Locals skate the half-pipe at the start of the movie. See more »


The car that the kids cut up to make a convertible is different from the model used later in the movie. See more »


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 »


Don't Think Twice
Performed by France Joli
Written by Britta Phillips, Ned Liebman, Derek Meade
Produced by Mike Piccirillo & Gary Goetzman
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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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