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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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Griffin
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Gary Lee
Julius Harris ...
Speedbagger
Devin Clark ...
Miltie
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Bango
Morgan Weisser ...
Bullwinkle
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Tyler
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Watt
John P. Connolly ...
Pinky
J.C. Quinn ...
Jaworsky
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Little Boy (as Tim Eyster)
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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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Better say your prayers, boy... they're coming. See more »

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Corey Haim did most of his own stunts in the film. See more »

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Griffin: [upon discovering that he's been helping the Rollerboys beat up Speedbagger] Don't touch him again. Get your hands off him.
Gary Lee: Back off! I like a man who stands by his friends...
Griffin: Why the Speedbagger?
Gary Lee: ...You just can't have friends like THAT.
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Written by William Harrison, Norman Sheppard and Michael Annis
Performed by Hell Toupee
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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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