MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,519 this week

Thrashin' (1986)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Drama  |  29 August 1986 (USA)
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 2,318 users  
Reviews: 30 user | 8 critic

Two skateboarding gangs battle each other for supremacy, and a member of one gang falls in love with the sister of his rival.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 41 titles
created 19 Oct 2010
 
a list of 37 titles
created 28 Aug 2012
 
a list of 105 titles
created 17 Apr 2013
 
a list of 36 titles
created 08 Mar 2014
 
a list of 21 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Thrashin'" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Thrashin' (1986)

Thrashin' (1986) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Thrashin'.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Brian's adopted brother is killed when he discovers that the shop he works in sends weapons to Vietnam instead of medications. To the police it looks like suicide, but Brian knows better so... See full summary »

Director: Graeme Clifford
Stars: Christian Slater, Steven Bauer, Richard Herd
Documentary | Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

When a reporter too laid-back for his own good is told his last chance to keep his job is to get some good photos for a story on skateboarding, he seeks out a group of four boarders who ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Pena
Stars: Huck Andress, Gregg Ayres, Ray Ban
Rad (1986)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The story of one young man, Cru Jones, who has the intensity and desire to win a BMX race called Helltrack.

Director: Hal Needham
Stars: Bart Conner, Lori Loughlin, Bill Allen
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A documentary exploring the rise and fall of 80s skateboard legend Mark "Gator" Rogowski.

Director: Helen Stickler
Stars: Mark 'Gator' Rogowski, Stacy Peralta, Tony Hawk
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

CIA guy and IRA guy reluctantly team up to catch IRA guy's rogue brother.

Director: James Brolin
Stars: Jennie Garth, James Brolin, Patrick Foy
Prison for Children (TV Movie 1987)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Sentenced to incarceration until 21, a boy plans his desperate escape.

Director: Larry Peerce
Stars: Raphael Sbarge, Kenneth Ransom, Jonathan Chapin
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

We Are Skateboarders is a 'as real as it gets' documentation of the soul of skateboarding, and how some of the legendary skateboarders feel its soul has changed over the years. Since the ... See full summary »

Director: Ben Duffy
Stars: Kristos Andrews, Steve Caballero, Rob Dyrdek
Freewheelin' (1976)
Documentary | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Director: Scott Dittrich
Stars: Stacy Peralta, Camille Darrin, Russell Howell
Skateboard (1978)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A Hollywood agent finds himself in debt to a powerful bookie. To make a fast buck, he creates a team of exceptionally talented skateboarders and enters them in a downhill race. If they win, they will get $20,000.

Director: George Gage
Stars: Allen Garfield, Kathleen Lloyd, Leif Garrett
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

After a young boy is almost runover by a maniac on a highway, a re-encounter and confrontation by the boy's father with the driver sets off conflicts with a carful of maniacs.

Director: Deran Sarafian
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Craig Sheffer, David Arquette
Private Eye (1987–1988)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

This is a detective series set in 1950's Hollywood. Jack Cleary is a (virtuous) cop and his virtue cost him his badge--he tried to expose corruption within his department, and the cops he ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Woods, William Sadler, Lisa Jane Persky
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The Bones Brigade travels around California, Nevada, and Hawaii to different skate spots in search of a wisened old man, Won Ton "Animal" Chin. The movie is of the old-school nomadic, ... See full summary »

Director: Stacy Peralta
Stars: Steve Caballero, Skip Engblom, Rob Roy Fitzgerald
Edit

Cast

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

Storyline

Two skateboarding gangs battle each other for supremacy, and a member of one gang falls in love with the sister of his rival.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Hot! Reckless! Totally Insane! See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

29 August 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Corsa al massacro  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Red Hot Chili Peppers:  Band playing in nightclub. See more »

Goofs

When Corey and his friends complete the ramp and they run up it, the order of the characters changes when they get on top of the ramp. See more »

Quotes

Tommy Hook: That wild Indian picture happens to be stylin', you don't know what you're talkin' about.
See more »

Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in Skatepark Sensations (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Playground
Performed by The Truth
Written by Dennis Greaves and Michael Lister
Courtesy of IRS Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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.


7 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
sex scene sjrst21
Need to find song..... Abe-Froman
Why was Velvet such a bitch? sanja_86
Need song ID SpunKid
Other skate related movies? Curb_Dog
similar movie, but with rollers? renatakol4
Discuss Thrashin' (1986) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?