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Enemy Territory (1987)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  22 May 1987 (USA)
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An insurance salesman inadvertently gets trapped after dark in an apartment building that is terrorized by a street gang called "The Vampires."

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Barry
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Will
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Parker
Frances Foster ...
Elva Briggs
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The Count
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Toni Briggs
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Chet
Tiger Haynes ...
Barton
Charles Randall ...
Mr. Beckhorne
Peter Wise ...
Haj
Robert Lee Rush ...
Psycho
Lynnie Godfrey ...
Althea
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Decon (as Teddy Abner)
Tad Truesdale ...
James Sr.
Renee Banks ...
The Hooker
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Storyline

Gary Frank, an ordinary, blue collared John Doe insurance salesman, is about to learn the hard way that there're certain areas that are off-limits to all outsiders. One specific tower block Lincon, is just such a place; as it belongs to a hostile small army known as *the vampires*, who basically own it and oversee that no one who does not occupy a dwelling there, will live thought the night. He's not fully aware of how much he shouldn't be on their turf, that he doesn't belong on their *property*. But it's a simple tap on Decon a child gang member's shoulder, that seals his fate as this act prompt's The Count, their leader to come looking for reprisals from Gary. When a security guard tries to defuse the situation, he ends up dead and so does Decon, who Gary *violated* with his touch. Blamed for the Decon's death by The Count, he's now marked for death, along with anyone else who dares aid him. Stuck on the top floor, with no way down, he's only means to escape or survive is telephone... Written by ???

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One Creep-Infested Building. Four Very Unusual Exterminators. See more »


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22 May 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Manhattan Warriors  »

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Box Office

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$197,791 (USA)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Film debut of Stacey Dash. See more »

Goofs

The boom mic is visible when the security guard escorts Barry to the elevator. See more »

Quotes

The Count: I'm immortal... I'M IMORTAL
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Connections

Referenced in Tony (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Friend or Foe
Written by R. Sherrif, W. Stroman, J. Malloy
Performed by The Boogie Boys
Courtesy of Capitol Records
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If you like The Warriors and King of New York, you'll like this movie!
18 November 2008 | by (Colorado) – See all my reviews

Just bought this on video to see Jan Michael Vincent's part. What a fun movie this was! Urban decay as literal nightmare - huge ghetto apartment, graffiti everywhere, people out to kill you, gangs running rampant - this movie has it all! It captures 'scary' New York very well. I guess you might call it soft-core Blax-sploitation. The music is 80's, but the sheer adrenaline this movie creates still registers today. Jan Michael Vincent has one of the best cameos you will ever see in a movie! He plays 'Parker', a whacked out, bubba-Vietnam vet in a wheelchair (still handsome, but crazed!) who tries to help a remarkably decent-acting Ray Parker Jr. (Yes, the very same Ghostbusters singer in his first acting role) and his white companion. JMV gives an electrifying performance! One wishes he could have had more screen time

  • but it's well worth seeing his brilliant 10 minutes! Tony Todd (yes,


the "Candyman" himself!) is also great as the "Vampire" gang leader in this.


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