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 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 back and out for blood! See more »


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Enzo G. Castellari: Radio operator with mustache. See more »

Goofs

Dablone shouts "Moana, this way!" to Birdy (Moana Pozzi) as the Disinfestors gas the rebel base. 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

For its original UK cinema release the BBFC cut 11 secs of Strike bloodily bashing a Disinfestor's face with a shotgun butt, an exploding chest during the scene with the primed hostages, and shots of a tramp on fire. The cuts were restored for the 2003 Vipco DVD. See more »

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"You can count on me!"
16 December 2002 | by LanceManleySee all my reviews

Outstripping its predecessor by 3 score and ten this little beauty ranks with Hard Boiled for relentless, brutal action.

Depending on which copy of this film you own it is either "a few" or "ten" years after Bronx Warriors and another sinister corporation (or it may be the same one with a different name as Thomas Moore is the boss again, but he has a different name too) is diddling with the denizens of the Bronx, this time by "burning and gassing the last remnants in order to build the city of the future". Understandably pissed off at this "the murdering warrior gangs unite to defend their homeland sewer by sewer" from the silver suited sadists that are roaming around wielding bombs, machine guns and flamethrowers. Henry Silva is leader of The Disinfestors and when knocking out several squads fails to halt the clean up, Trash and a crusading but hideous reporter Moon, decide to kidnap the GC Corporation president as a bargaining tool. A final assault involving The Disinfestors against everyone else rounds off the show.

Removing the loathsome martial arts from the first flick and also the tiresome expostion this move almost never relents and has an orgasmic final 15 minutes involving so many dead bodies that it defies belief. Trash (unarmed) taking on 3 heavily armed men with a helmet plus the scene where he trips up a couple with a conveniently placed drainpipe are cartoon-like in their energy and ludicrousness.

Mark Gregory has lost the mincing gait this time and looks like he really means it when he offs people (check his expression as he burns Disinfestors).

The only other bona fide returning character from part one is Carla Brait in a cameo as the Iron Men leader although the lack of continuity isn't a big deal as this film was quite clearly meant to stand alone and was only called Bronx Warriors 2 in the UK.

The theme score is cracking and hits home all through the set pieces. It seemed that a loose plot was formuated and Enzo Castellari decided daily to create ever more ambitious set pieces to fill time. The first ambush on a clean-up squad, the hostages rigged with bombs scene, Clark's kidnapping and the final scrap are pure energy.

It's not high art, it's dubbing is shite but it has a good-looking, hard as nails hero, a body count that is in the hundreds and easy-to-hate loathsome villains.

Negative points: The ease with which they kidnap Clark; Little Strike; Trash's high explosive bullets.

Positive points: Everything else

Joy!


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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

18 January 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Escape from the Bronx See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$269,748, 20 January 1985

Gross USA:

$1,414,828
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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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