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A malevolent rock star kidnaps a female singer to force her to participate in the summoning of a demon and her band must help her stop him.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Mok (voice)
Gregory Salata ... Omar (voice)
... Angel (voice)
... Mok's Computer (voice)
Dan Hennessey ... Dizzy (voice)
Greg Duffell ... Stretch / Zip (voice)
Chris Wiggins ... Toad (voice)
Brent Titcomb ... Sleazy (voice)
Donny Burns ... Quadhole / 1st Radio Announcer (voice)
Martin Lavut ... Mylar / 2nd Radio Announcer (voice)
Catherine Gallant ... Cindy (voice)
Keith Hampshire ... Other Computers (voice)
Melleny Melody ... Carnegie Hall Groupie (voice) (as Melleny Brown)
Anna Bourque ... Edna / Pinball Voice (voice)
Nick Nichols ... Borderguard (voice)
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Storyline

Angel, a member of a punk rock band in the apocalyptic future, is kidnapped by Mok, a legendary superocker. Obsessed with a dark experiment, Mok plans to use Angel's voice to summon a demon from another dimension. The rest of the band follows Mok to Nuke York in an attempt to get her back. Written by James Ellis <3jse2@qlink.queensu.ca>

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The Beauty... The Beast... The Beat! See more »


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Release Date:

16 May 1986 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Ring of Power  »

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Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$30,379
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Trivia

This is the first Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's animated film to be rated PG by the MPAA. See more »

Quotes

Mok: Allow me to introduce the Rollerskating Schlepper Brothers: Toad, Sleazy and Zip. Mes assistants stupide.
Zip: [dreamily] I just love it when he talks French
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References The Twilight Zone (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

Pain & Suffering
Written by Iggy Pop with Ivan Král
Vocals: Iggy Pop
Guitars: Rob Du Prey, Ivan Král
Bass: Mike Page
Drums: Doug Downe
Producer: Chris Stein
Engineers: Joe Arlotta, Roger Keay
Recorded at Blank Tape, N.Y.
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An underrated treasure.
3 March 2001 | by See all my reviews

I was never fortunate enough to catch this film on the big screen. However, I did see it on cable in '86 and have been keeping my eyes open for a copy ever since. Having found an old bootleg recently, I was pleased that the animation is still truly amazing and has held up well over the years. The soundtrack is equally fine. Being a fan of stories with an apocolyptic bent, I really enjoyed this particular film. My friends and I still quote various parts of the film even after all this time. While the story is a little short, I feel it captures some of the frustration of being in a small-town band that is trying to break out. That and the fact this band must battle a vast evil is an interesting angle. Please won't someone re-release this diamond in the rough?


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