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Barb Wire (1996)

 -  Action | Sci-Fi  -  3 May 1996 (USA)
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Post-Apocalyptic remake of "Casablanca" set in a strip club.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Patron
Adriana Alexander ...
Redhead
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Goon #2
Vanessa Lee Asher ...
Emily
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Customs Agent #1
Jennifer Banko ...
Spike
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Dancer (as Candace Camille Bender)
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Foster
Alex Bookston ...
Man in White Suit
Gil Borgos ...
Old Man
Andre Rosey Brown ...
Big Fatso
Mark Collver ...
Manny (as Marc Collver)
Tina Cote ...
Woman in Bar #1 (as Tina Coté)
Vinnie Curto ...
Aide to Pryzer
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Storyline

21st century. USA. The second civil war. The whole country is in a state of emergency. What was formerly called the American Congress now rules with fascistic methods. There is only one free city left, Steel Harbor, headquarter for the resistance. This is the hometown of Barb Wire, owner of the night club Hammerhead. As times aren't good, Barb has a second job. She's a bounty hunter and you probably wouldn't want her after you. Barb's credo is to never take sides for anybody and that's the only way to survive these days. As her former lover Axel Hood appears asking for a favour, Barb suddenly finds herself to be key player on high political stage. Now she has to take sides... Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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Don't call me babe! See more »

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Rated R for violence and nudity/sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

3 May 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Barb·Wire  »

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Box Office

Gross:

JPY 25,130,100 (Japan) (17 January 1997)
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Trivia

The theatrical trailer includes additional footage of the war flashback that didn't make the final cut. See more »

Goofs

After retrieving the memory of one of Schmitz's men, as the Directorate Colonel is talking about capturing Cora D, he picks up a metal tool which is covered in blood on the end. But then as he holds it the end of the tool is completely free of any blood. When he places it back on the tray, blood is still on it once again. See more »

Quotes

Alexander Willis: Add it to my tab, Miss Kopetski. Boom boom boom!
Barb Wire: Barbara Kopetski died in the war. I'm Barb Wire.
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Crazy Credits

A scene of an additional longer opening title sequence, which is just a longer video of Barb Wire dancing topless, following in the credits. See more »

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Blondie's Squad Car
Written by Kurtis McFarland
Performed by Jack Johnson
Courtesy of PC Music!
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really, REALLY bad!
5 January 2001 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

This movie is not a failure, because the movie makers obviously haven´t tried to make anything else than a mindless flick that lets Pamela Anderson show her cleavage. They have succeeded.


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