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Street Trash (1987)

Unrated | | Comedy, Horror | 9 May 1987 (Japan)
A liquor store owner sells alcoholic beverages to homeless people, unaware of what the bottles actually contain - toxic brew.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Lackey ...
Bill Chepil ...
Vic Noto ...
Bronson
Mark Sferrazza ...
Kevin
Jane Arakawa ...
Wendy
Nicole Potter ...
Winette
Pat Ryan ...
Frank Schnizer (as R.L. Ryan)
Clarenze Jarmon ...
Burt
Bernard Perlman ...
Wizzy
Miriam Zucker ...
Drunken Wench
M. D'Jango Krunch ...
Ed
...
Doorman
Morty Storm ...
Black Suit
Sam Blasco ...
Jimmy The Cop
Bruce Torbet ...
Paulie
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Storyline

When a liquor store owner finds a case of "Viper" in his cellar, he decides to sell it to the local hobos at one dollar a bottle, unaware of its true properties. The drinks causes its consumers to melt, very messily. Two homeless lads find themselves up against the effects of the toxic brew, as well as going head to head with "Bronson" a Vietnam vet with sociopathic tendencies, and the owner of the junkyard they live in. Written by zombiefiend_2000

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Just when you thought you had seen it all. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

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Release Date:

9 May 1987 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Corps à vidanges  »

Box Office

Budget:

$300,000 (estimated)
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| (heavily cut) | (unrated)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Miriam Zucker was brutally attacked by thugs in a New York City subway station several years before making this film. The attack left her partially deaf and with a large scar on her scalp. The scene where her character is attacked and gang-raped by homeless men in the junkyard brought back the feelings of fear and dread she felt during the incident. See more »

Quotes

Bitchy Businesswoman: [Refering to a friend, whose face is melting] Officer, he's in tremendous pain, can't you do something?
Bill The Cop: Lady, I can only save one person at a time.
Bitchy Businesswoman: What, because he's a male?
Bill The Cop: Did anybody throw anything?
Concerned Businessman: Sss - no, it suddenly happened - suddenly - uh...
Bitchy Businesswoman: Can I talk now? Why don't you do something for this man and stop following the rules?
Bill The Cop: Lady, what's the difference between you and a tape recorder except that I can't shut you off?
Bitchy Businesswoman: You know, you're the type of cop that would use a traffic violation...
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Crazy Credits

"Thanks, Anita, for taking me to see I Drink Your Blood when I was six." See more »

Connections

References I Drink Your Blood (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

We Do Things My Way
Written by Tony Camillo
Performed by Tony Darrow
Publishing Etude BMI
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User Reviews

 
Trash heaven
10 March 2008 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

Street trash is the holy grail of trash and exploitation movies. Every scene in this movie is completely ridiculous. The director obviously doesn't want it to get boring for a single second. It contains some of the sickest and weirdest scenes I have seen. Most of the most memorable scenes are the melting scenes which has some great special effects. The gore is absolutely fantastic. My favorite scene in this is movie involves a castration and a sick idea for a sport. Another favorite is a hilarious shoplifting scene with amazingly randomness. To quote the tagline from "Tales That Witness Madness" (1973);" …your mind won't believe what your eyes see." The plot is very thin, but the characters and exploitation scenes are the main reasons why this movie works. The plot doesn't really matter that much. Just enjoy the wild ride of absurdity and exploitation.

The movie reminds me of such Troma films as "The toxic Avenger", "Class of Nuke'em high" and "Terror firmer". So if you enjoyed these titles, you will probably love Street trash.


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