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2019: After the Fall of New York (1983)

2019 - Dopo la caduta di New York (original title)
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After a nuclear war, society breaks down into two groups, the evil Euraks and the rebel Federation. A mercenary named Parsifal is hired by the Federation to infiltrate New York City, which ... See full summary »

Director:

Sergio Martino (as Martin Dolman)

Writers:

Ernesto Gastaldi (screenplay) (as Julian Berry), Ernesto Gastaldi (story) (as Julian Berry) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Sopkiw ... Parsifal
Valentine Monnier ... Giara
Anna Kanakis ... Ania - Eurac Officer
Romano Puppo ... Ratchet (as Roman Geer)
Paolo Maria Scalondro ... Bronx (as Vincent Scalondro)
Luigi D'Ecclesia Luigi D'Ecclesia ... Shorty (as Louis Ecclesia)
Edmund Purdom ... President of the Pan American Confederacy
Serge Feuillard ... Eurac Commander
Tiziana Fibi Tiziana Fibi ... Eurac Nurse
Hal Yamanouchi ... Rat Eater King (as Haruhiko Yamanouchi)
Alessandra Tani Alessandra Tani
Jacques Stany Jacques Stany ... Eurac Officer
Siriana Hernandez Siriana Hernandez ... Flower
Tony Askin Tony Askin ... Aschi - Mutant
Franco Mazzieri Franco Mazzieri ... Nevada Race Announcer (as Frank Mezner)
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After a nuclear war, society breaks down into two groups, the evil Euraks and the rebel Federation. A mercenary named Parsifal is hired by the Federation to infiltrate New York City, which is controlled by the Euraks, to rescue the only fertile woman left on Earth. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Mankind will prevail if it can survive the year 2019 ... See more »

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Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

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R | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The weapons used by the white-suited guards of the "American" government look exactly like the weapon that Jane Fonda used in Barbarella (1968) (Ii even featured on some of the posters). See more »

Goofs

When Big Ape lobs his scimitar at the Eurac soldiers, it is rotating clockwise from the ground. When it reaches their heads and decapitates them, it is suddenly rotating counter-clockwise from the ground. See more »

Crazy Credits

The film's credits list this as an "Italian-Frenchy" co-production. See more »

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References 2020 Texas Gladiators (1983) See more »

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Fall Time...
16 June 2009 | by fmarkland32See all my reviews

A Mad Max-like rogue soldier is asked by the President of the new world, to go to New York (Which is of course a wasteland) and rescue the last fertile woman on earth, while on the mission he runs into a band of good mutants, savage cannibalistic gangs and a good midget who knows the location of the last fertile woman, while on the way the totalitarian establishment conducts experiments and also want to find the last fertile woman on earth. 2019:Fall Of New York actually predates Hell Comes To Frogtown and Cyborg which basically borrow plot elements from this movie. Of course the main inspiration here is Escape From New York and Mad Max, in fact the main lead looks sort of like Kurt Russell, but with that said this is actually a fun movie. Indeed I was shocked at how invested I was in the hero's plight. I also found many elements interesting, the first one being that our heroes are aided by those devastated physically by the nuclear holocaust, usually they serve as villains but here they aid the heroes in their fight against the normal looking soldiers in the employ of a ruthless cult. Sure the message doesn't mean much and the film is goofy but this element adds likability to the characters and I found myself strangely engrossed in the hero's mission. In fact, for a no-name cast this is actually pretty decently acted. The movie could've used a tighter pace, and the ending seems rushed but as far as Escape From New York rip offs go, this is a very enjoyable product.

**1/2 Out Of 4-(Pretty Good)


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Release Date:

7 December 1984 (USA) See more »

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1.85 : 1
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