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South Bronx Heroes (1985)

A young man just released from prison and living with his sister crosses paths with two children, also brother and sister, who are on the run from their child pornographer foster parents.

Director:

William Szarka

Writers:

William Szarka (screenplay), Don Shiffrin (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brendan Ward Brendan Ward ... Paul
Melissa Esposito Melissa Esposito ... Michelle
Mario Van Peebles ... Tony
Megan Van Peebles Megan Van Peebles ... Christy
Martin Zurla Martin Zurla ... Mr. Bennett
Barry Lynch Barry Lynch ... O'Connell
Jordan Abeles Jordan Abeles ... Scott
Dan Lauria ... FBI Agent
Bo Rucker Bo Rucker ... FBI Agent
Claude Vincent Claude Vincent ... Paul's Father
Sean Ward Sean Ward ... Paul (Age 12)
Alysson Chiodi Alysson Chiodi ... Michelle (Age 6) (as Allison Chiodi)
Michael Trujillo Michael Trujillo ... Bartender
John Szarka John Szarka ... Man At Bar
Thomas Anderson Thomas Anderson ... Tony's Grandfather
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Storyline

A young man just released from prison and living with his sister crosses paths with two children, also brother and sister, who are on the run from their child pornographer foster parents.

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Now HE'S Calling The Shots

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Action | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Runaways See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Production Co:

Zebra Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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No One Really Knows Me
Music and Lyrics by Mitch Herzog
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An amazing well done movie.
19 July 2005 | by CkrisisSee all my reviews

I haven't seen a real good movie like this in a while.I cant understand why nobody knows about this movie because it should have been an all time classic .It is an all time classic to me though. The movie had lots of action and comedy provided by the one and only Mario Van Peebles and I was always wondering what was going to happen next. The movie is about two foster kids,a brother and sister who run away from there home where their foster dad had been using them and the other kids in child pornography. They go to south Bronx which in the movie seems like the worst place to be.The movie is also about a smooth talking happy go lucky man named Tony(Mario Van Peebles) who has just been released from jail who also comes to south Bronx to live with his sister.The movie was well made and sort of tells two separate stories of tony and the two runaways until they collide with each other.I would say if you see this movie around pick it up and watch it,I'm not sure how anyone couldn't love this movie.


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