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Escape from the Bronx (1983)

Fuga dal Bronx (original title)
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A rag-tag group of people must fight extermination squads amid their ruined city.

Director:

Enzo G. Castellari

Writers:

Tito Carpi (screenplay), Tito Carpi (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Gregory ... Trash
Henry Silva ... Floyd Wrangler
Valeria D'Obici Valeria D'Obici ... Moon Grey
Giancarlo Prete ... Strike (as Timothy Brent)
Paolo Malco ... Vice President Hoffman
Ennio Girolami ... President Henry Clark (as Thomas Moore)
Antonio Sabato ... Dablone / Toblerone
Alessandro Prete Alessandro Prete ... Junior
Massimo Vanni ... Big Little Man
Andrea Coppola Andrea Coppola ... Jay the Photographer
Eva Czemerys ... Trash's Mother
Moana Pozzi ... Juana
Romano Puppo ... Trash's Father
Carla Brait ... Iron Men Leader
Maurizio Fardo Maurizio Fardo ... Bald Reporter - GCC Press Conference
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Storyline

A vicious corporation tries to kill and starve the last remaining habitants of the Bronx in order to build their own high-rise developments. A lone long-haired, hot-tempered warrior, Trash, is his only obstacle. Trash, a psychopathic bomb-maker and his equally psychopathic preschool son and an annoying activist help him out by kidnapping "the President" (of the corporation), a Richard Dreyfuss look-alike. Henry Silva plays another psychopath, this one on the side of the corporations. A favorite movie of Mystery Science Theater 3000 series. Written by Jonah Falcon <jonahnynla@mindspring.com>

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They're blasting back in a bloody battle for the Bronx! See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

2 September 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Escape from the Bronx See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$269,748, 5 September 1983, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,414,828
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Fulvia Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color (Telecolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The film takes place in the 1990s. See more »

Goofs

The gun Big Little Man tossed to Trash was a 6 shooter yet Trash fires 8 bullets. See more »

Quotes

Moon Grey: And the GC Corporation sucks!
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An Italophile's Violent Delight
29 May 2010 | by R CSee all my reviews

The semi-tough, actually rather effeminate Mark Gregory is back as "that delinquent Trash person" in Bronx Warriors 2, which in my opinion bests the original. It's faster-paced, with more action and more dead bodies, and Mark Gregory's acting has even improved.

The story gleefully ups the bleakness quotient, with most of the Bronx gangs having retreated into subterranean hideouts as Disinfestation Annihilation Squads raze the blighted neighborhoods to make way for fascistic urban renewal. Anybody who's seen the first Bronx Warriors knows Trash isn't going to put up with that.

If you're in the mood for a cheap 80s action flick that delivers the goods, Bronx Warriors 2 has more than enough gun battles, flamethrowers, exploding miniatures, people dying and flying through the air in slow motion, and scatological dialogue to satisfy. Consider watching it as a double feature with C.H.U.D., which shares several of its elements.


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