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Angel Town (1990)

Tenant helps landlord fight off local street gang.

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Olivier Gruner ...
Jacques
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Henry
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Maria
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Martin
James Carrera ...
Chuwey Zamora
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Stoner (as Gregory Norman Cruz)
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Chris Allen ...
The Hot Heads Fraternity Band Member: Guitars & Vocals
Fabian Alomar ...
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Roberto Alvarez ...
Drive By Shooter
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Grandmother
Nick Angotti ...
Professor
Bobby Ross Avila ...
Little Hood
Issiah Avila ...
Literate Gang Kid
Frankie Avina ...
Spider
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Graduate Dean
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A graduate student and martial-arts expert rents a room in a house owned by a single mother who lives there with her son. A local street gang is trying to recruit the son, but the new tenant tries to help the boy's mother keep him out of the gang. When they learn of this, they target both the mother and her new tenant. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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23 February 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Angel le prince de la ville  »

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$855,810 (USA)
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A sequel was planned but never materialized. In some parts of Europe, the 1992 film Juice was released as Angel Town 2, but it remains unknown whether that film started off as the intended sequel or not. See more »

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Fuertes Viven
Written by Gil Karson & Sal Rodriguez
Performed by Sal Rodriguez & Bertha E. Oropeza (as Bertha Oropeza)
Percussion by David Donley
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Great low budget action from the guys who brought you Lionheart!
9 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Angel Town's DVD cover may be misleading....but martial artist Olivier Gruner is the star and central plot of the film. Gruner (who also starred in the excellent Nemesis) plays a foreign exchange student who has to protect a family from a nasty gang of hoodlums. Gruner shows off some excellent fighting skills and throws out some classic cheesy one-liners. But Gruner's acting is HORRIBLE! His English sounds like a drunk Van Damme. But you're not watching this for it's great acting and dialog...you're watching this for it's kick butt martial arts action....which it has plenty of. There is a great final fight scene and the gang violence scenes are pretty shocking and realistic. The soundtrack is early 90's gold and the film has a great 90's lowbudget vibe. Excellent rental for martial arts fans!


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