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Avenging Angel (1985)

Molly, former baby prostitute "Angel" from Sunset Boulevard, has managed to leave her street life with help of Lt. Andrews. She studies law at an university and aims to become attorney. ... See full summary »

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Robert Vincent O'Neill, Joseph Michael Cala (as Joseph M. Cala)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Betsy Russell ... Molly "Angel" Stewart
Rory Calhoun ... Kit Carson
Susan Tyrrell ... Solly Mosler
Ossie Davis ... Captain Harry Moradian
Robert F. Lyons ... Lt. Hugh Andrews
Steven M. Porter ... Yo-Yo Charlie
Paul Lambert ... Arthur Gerrard
Barry Pearl ... Johnny Glitter
Estee Chandler ... Cindy
Tim Rossovich ... Teddy Butts
Frank Doubleday ... Miles Gerrard
Howard Honig Howard Honig ... Sergeant Hal Baylor
Ross Hagen ... Ray Mitchell
Tracy Robert Austin Tracy Robert Austin ... Pat
Michael A. Andrews Michael A. Andrews ... Mike
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Storyline

Molly, former baby prostitute "Angel" from Sunset Boulevard, has managed to leave her street life with help of Lt. Andrews. She studies law at an university and aims to become attorney. When she learns that Andrews was shot during a failed observation by brutal gangsters, she returns downtown to take revenge. She frees Kit Carson from the old people's home and together with the other old friends she tracks down the bad guys. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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It's 4 years later. She's graduating college. The cop who got her off the street has been murdered. ANGEL'S back... with a vengeance! [USA Theatrical] See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Angel 2 See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,755,264, 13 January 1985, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$5,622,787
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Little Buck, a boy, was actually played by a baby girl (Robert Vincent O'Neill''s first granddaughter, Jessica O'Neil). See more »

Goofs

18 minutes into the film when Angel is walking down Hollywood Boulevard in front of extras some are looking at the screen and the three girls in the booth actually point and wave to the camera. See more »

Quotes

Pat: You think Little Buck's gonna like this?
Mike: Sure, why not?
Pat: Do you think it's his color?
Mike: Which one?
Pat: Really.
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Follows Angel (1984) See more »

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Why?
Performed by Jimmy Somerville
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Karin Mani , Robert Tessier , Ossie Davis , plus Angel, YoYo, Kit Carson & Solly
11 February 2011 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

"Avenging Angel" is a worthy, but different sequel to "Angel". The same seedy Hollywood Boulevard locations, are again used to great advantage. Betsy Russell plays "Angel" this time,and along with her street comrades, Rory Calhoun and Susan Tyrrell, they go after the mobsters who killed their friend, Lt. Andrews ( Robert F. Lyons). Karin Mani has a brief, but memorable nude shower scene, Robert Tessier is a helpful tattoo artist, while Ossie Davis plays a police captain. The movie has moments of welcome humor, especially relating to springing Rory Calhoun from a sanitarium. Sure the violence is cartoon-like, but "Avenging Angel" is entertaining, and that's really all that matters. - MERK


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