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Dead End City (1988)

The government's new urban renewal policy results in street gangs fighting for control of the inner cities. While most of the residents flee, one factory owner determines to fight the gangs for his property.

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The government's new "urban renewal" program results in street gangs fighting each other for control of the cities. While most inner-city residents flee from the fighting, a determined factory owner stays where he is and prepares to fight the gangs for control of his building. Written by Anonymous

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Dead Set Silly
18 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

The start is promising, with a gang of violent bikers on a murderous rampage, but it soon deteriorates into a drawn-out showdown between the gang and the heroes: Jack and Brett, two trigger-happy mates who like to wear their jeans extra tight, their friend Nancy, and her brother Malcolm, who for good measure is blind.

So that we don't get bored (It doesn't work.), there's a couple of sub-plots thrown in. A government conspiracy, and a love story between Jack and an ostensibly hard-nosed reporter.


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