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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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It's not a kid's game anymore. See more »

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Action | Drama

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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29 August 1986 (USA)  »

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Corsa al massacro  »

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Catherine Hardwicke began her career in motion pictures as a production designer on this film. After becoming a film director herself, her second film would would be the period skateboard film Lords of Dogtown (2005). See more »

Goofs

When the five young men are done building the ramps for skating, Bozo tries to get up and you can see the microphone in the screen. See more »

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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 Skatepark Sensations (2003) See more »

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Playground
Performed by The Truth
Written by Dennis Greaves and Michael Lister
Courtesy of IRS Records
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Thrashin
15 November 2007 | by (Belgrade,Serbia) – See all my reviews

THRASHIN' is The Movie! Everything is right in this '80 classic. There are greater movies. More profound movies. Movies of greater artistic vision or originality or political significance. There are other titles I would put above it on my list of the best films of all time. But when it comes right down to the movies we treasure the most, when we are—let us imagine—confiding the secrets of our heart to someone we think we may be able to trust, the conversation sooner or later comes around to the same nine words: "Well what do you thrash?" "What do you got!" Life shod be like Thrashin': not to complicated,with good friends,not so bad enemies,sweet girlfriend and YES a happy ending !!! My candidate for the best Hollywood '80. movie.Good race!!!


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