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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 (based on a story by), Tito Carpi (screenplay) | 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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The first to die were the lucky ones! See more »


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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, 4 September 1983

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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Trivia

Dablone's subterranean lair was actually a cave underneath Rome. See more »

Goofs

When the two Disinfestors are about to flame Trash's mum look to the right of the screen and you will see a crew member visible for about 3 seconds (only visible on the widescreen British Vipco 2004 DVD release). See more »

Quotes

Floyd Wrangler: No sugar you idiot! How many times do I have to tell you, no sugar! It makes me CRAZY!
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Alternate Versions

The recent German EMS DVD release reinstates nearly all the scenes missing from the Media entertainment and "Escape 2000" versions and has slightly more gore than the British version (marginally longer flame deaths and the full Hostages Rigged With Bombs scene) but is inexplicably missing two scenes from the British release. Strike hitting the Disinfestor's helmet visor is completely missing, not just trimmed and President Clarke gets shot once not twice. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Laserblast (1996) See more »

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The 80s Italian knockoffs at its best
30 December 2001 | by AlanSmithee0See all my reviews

Back in the 80s, several producers in Italy decided to copy whatever was popular in the rest of the world and create some low-tech, low-budget, and low-expectation knockoffs. This is one of those films with a title, plot and characters that have counterparts in "Escape From New York". But overall, its kinda cool.

Mark Gregory returns as Trash who is living the smooth life of being a thung in the slums. But the evil General Construction Corporation have decided that the Bronx needs to rebuilt and decide to save money and time by simply killing everyone who didn't take them up on their offer to move to New Mexico(what's so bad about moving to New Mexico anyway?). The GCC hires an expelled prison warden who loves death(played by Rat Packer Henry Silva) to lead a bunch of "disinfesters" who are guys in silver jumpsuits & bike helmets that carry semi-auotmatics and a bunch of astronauts with flame throwers. Trash is their target and they pursue him and his friends on a long chase sequence under the Bronx.

Worth checking out in its original form or the Mystery Science Theater 3000 version.


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