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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)

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£430,230 (UK) (14 July 1995)
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Theatrical trailer shows some deleted scenes and extra lines of dialogue;
  • One of the Rippers crashes through the window of Water & Power flyer and kills the pilot.


  • Kesslee saying "Talented, isn't she?" to Sargent Small while they are watching Rebecca and Jet talking inside the tank.


  • Kesslee saying "What's it like, knowing you're about to die?" to Rebecca during their final fight and she responds by saying "You tell me!" while swinging at him.


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When Tank Girl is on watch duty, she paints her bare nails with blue paint. Near the end of the movie, her nail polish is red. 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 fun and visually interesting, with some wonderful one-liners and buckets of attitude.
21 June 2000 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

One of the best films ever based on a comic, Tank Girl should not be taken seriously, but it's enormous fun, and a badly needed send-up of all those testosterone-pumped action movies. Instead of the usual male buddies, you have two sassy young woman, while a genetically modified and not very bright kangaroo plays the part of the Bond girl. All the leads perform well, particularly McDowell as the villain, and the script has some great one-liners, even if the plot is pretty dumb (it's a comic, ok? Get over it.)


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