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Prayer of the Rollerboys (1990)

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Set in an unspecified time in the future, USA has declined and become a country of violence and racial prejudice. Griffin earns his living delivering pizzas while he tries to take care of ... See full summary »

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Gary Lee
Julius Harris ...
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Bango
Morgan Weisser ...
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Set in an unspecified time in the future, USA has declined and become a country of violence and racial prejudice. Griffin earns his living delivering pizzas while he tries to take care of his little brother. An old friend of his, Gary Lee, is the leader of a gang with big ambitions, the Rollerboys. Gary joins them to help the police keep track of the gang. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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In the 21st Century, it's gonna take one man and his blades to save the world from another man...and HIS blades. See more »

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Gary Lee: [opening narration, which also turns out to be a PATTON-esque Rollerboy-recruiting commercial] Before many of you were born, our parents caused the Great Crash. They were consumed with greed. They ignored repeated warnings, and borrowed more money than they could ever repay. They lost our farms, lost our factories, lost our homes. Alien races foreclosed on our nation while we... We were locked in homeless camps. Now America belongs to the enemy. Forget your parents. They didn't care about us. We...
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"Cult fave" in my neck of the woods
10 February 1999 | by (Atlanta, GA) – See all my reviews

Amazingly enough, I think it's cute. Tongue-in-cheek teen flick about semi-post-apocalyptic world ruled by a racist, drug-dealing, high-tech, self-obsessed, rollerblading street gang. The characters were interesting, the relationships explored to a somewhat greater depth than I expected, and the actors gave it their all.

Corey Haim in probably the last thing I saw him in where he seemed to care, establishes great rapport with the other characters in the movie and makes you actually care about his life. (As I said, amazingly enough--I wanted to just laugh this movie off, but really did like it...)

Don't expect Speed or something that polished, but see the movie if you would like to have an enjoyable couple of hours where you won't have to think too much.


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