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Tank Girl (1995)

 -  Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi  -  31 March 1995 (USA)
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Based on the British cult comic-strip, our tank-riding anti-heroine fights a mega-corporation, which controls the world's water supply.

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Tank Girl (Rebecca) and her friends are the only remaining citizens living in the wasteland that is Earth, where all the remaining water is controlled by Water and Power, the mega corporation/government that runs the territory. While incarcerated at W + P, Tank Girl and her new friend Jet Girl break out and steal... a tank and a jet. After meeting some mutant kangaroo/humans, and rescuing her little girl (adopted by her friends), the kangaroos and the girls kick Water and Powers' butt. Written by David Flaherty <flaherty@infohouse.com>

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In 2033, justice rides a tank and wears lip gloss

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Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for violence, language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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31 March 1995 (USA)  »

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Devojka tenk  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£430,230 (UK) (14 July 1995)
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Trivia

Reg E. Cathey was a fan of the Tank Girl comic and would have liked to play the role of Stevie (a "Rastafarian Aborigine" character from the comic who does not appear in the film). The character he ended up portraying (DeeTee) plays a saxophone because Cathey brought his own saxophone to his audition. See more »

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About 31 minutes into the film, Tank Girl slides under a stall to talk to Jet Girl. In the close-ups her head is near Jet Girl's feet. In the overhead shots, her head is a few inches from her feet. See more »

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[first lines]
Tank Girl: Listen up, cause I'm only telling you this once. I'm not bedtime story lady, so pay attention. It's 2033. The world is *screwed* now. You see, a while ago this humongous comet came crashing into the earth. Bam, total devastation. End of the world as we know it. No celebrities, no cable TV, no water. It hasn't rained in 11 years. Now 20 people gotta squeeze inside the same bathtub - so it ain't all bad.
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great comic fun!!
24 September 2000 | by (Pretoria, South Africa) – See all my reviews

Okay so not all people are comic lovers and neither am I. But this movie is wonderful fun. So maybe being male I find the girl more entertaining than necessary but it is still funny. One should not forget that this movie is based on a comic strip and therefor very simple and (slightly)predictable. There is no deep story here. It is a movie to watch with friends and enjoy the music(Bjork, Portishead, etc) and glib retorts of tank girl herself. Why the low ratings?? Maybe people just don't appreciate the humour and subtle jokes. Like the buffalo being a water buffalo! Think about it, it is very funny in context. This movie is a must-see cult classic. So maybe not Malcolm Macdowell's best(that is clockwork orange). Enjoy!


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