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1990: The Bronx Warriors (1982)

1990: I guerrieri del Bronx (original title)
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In a post-apocalyptic New York City, a policeman infiltrates the Bronx, which has become a battleground for several murderous street gangs.

Director:

Enzo G. Castellari

Writers:

Dardano Sacchetti (story), Dardano Sacchetti (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Vic Morrow ... Hammer
Christopher Connelly ... Hot Dog
Fred Williamson ... The Ogre
Mark Gregory ... Trash
Stefania Girolami Goodwin ... Ann (as Stefania Girolami)
Ennio Girolami ... Samuel Fisher (as Enio Girolami)
George Eastman ... Golan
Joshua Sinclair ... Ice (as John Sinclair)
Betty Dessy ... Witch
Rocco Lerro Rocco Lerro ... Hawk
Massimo Vanni ... Blade
Angelo Ragusa ... Leech
Enzo G. Castellari ... Vice-President (as Enzo Girolami)
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Storyline

In a post-apocalyptic New York City, a policeman infiltrates the Bronx Warriors, which has become a battleground for several murderous street gangs. It's the dead of night, and nobody at all is on the street. On the other side of the bridge, a Manhattan runaway, girl named Young Ann is attacked by a gang of street hockey players! These guys are on roller skates, dressed in fiberglass safety gear, and are wielding hockey sticks as weapons. They chase Young Ann into a dead end and surround her, but then they are themselves surrounded by a much tougher-looking gang who at least have the self-respect to ride motorcycles. In the middle of this chaos, gang leader Trash steps in to take care of her. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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In the year 1990, the Bronx is officially declared No Man's Land. The authorities give up all attempts to restore law and order. From then on, the area is ruled by the Riders See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian | English

Release Date:

22 April 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

1990: The Bronx Warriors See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (uncut) | (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Telecolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Stefania Girolami Goodwin, who plays Anne, is the daughter of the film's director, Enzo G. Castellari. She once said of working on this movie: " . . . it was one of those things, my dad was casting, and . . . didn't find the girl he wanted, so I tried and it worked. I think it's also because he trusts me a lot, always has, and it's a wonderful feeling for a daughter. That movie also gave me the opportunity to practice my behind-the-camera abilities as an AD [assistant director] on my days off, and I loved it". See more »

Goofs

Several scenes are very obviously filmed in Brooklyn, not The Bronx. See more »

Quotes

Trash: You fuck! It could be a pile of shit out of someone's asshole!
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Alternate Versions

The British and American releases differ greatly. The American Best Film & Video release is missing the opening speech where Fisher decides what to do about Anne and the fight with the camp, tap-dancing gang, scenes that are in the British release. However it gains 3 scenes on the British version:
  • A longer scene of the Riders discovering the body of Chris by the pier.
  • After Sandy and Speedy's cremation all the Riders take a handful of cremated ash and throw it into the river in a ritual.
  • A conversation between Anne and Trash on the beach, just before she is kidnapped by the Zombies, where she says she wants to leave because she feels responsible for all the deaths that have happened and Trash makes a speech about how "death is part of life, we live with it and it's scent gets on our skin". (This also makes Anne's dying words to Trash make a lot more sense at the film's close).
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Connections

References A Clockwork Orange (1971) See more »

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Excellent Cheese-fest from Enzo
2 November 1998 | by AylmerSee all my reviews

Although not nearly as cheesy as AFTER THE FALL OF NEW YORK or Castellari's own WARRIORS OF THE WASTELAND, this is sure to please most fans of apocalyptic or THE WARRIORS-type flicks. Takes a few viewings to appreciate, but that awesome music, cool action scenes, and funny Kung-Fu violence make up for the lulls in the script. NOTE - the movie was butchered by about 8 minutes for U.S. release. Try to find an uncut copy if possible, since the U.S. version is missing a lot of action, violence, dialogue, and an entire gang!


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