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Radioactive Dreams (1985)

After a nuclear war, Phillip Hammer and Marlowe Chandler have spent fifteen years on their own in a bunker, stuffed with junk from the 40s and old detective novels. Now, nineteen-years-old,... See full summary »

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Albert Pyun (as Albert F. Pyun)

Writer:

Albert Pyun (as Albert F. Pyun)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Stockwell ... Phillip Chandler
Michael Dudikoff ... Marlowe Hammer
Michele Little ... Rusty Mars
Lisa Blount ... Miles Archer
Don Murray ... Dash Hammer
George Kennedy ... Spade Chandler
Norbert Weisser ... Sternwood
Christian Andrews Christian Andrews ... Brick Bardo
Paul Keller Galan Paul Keller Galan ... Chester (as P.K. Galán)
Demian Slade ... Harold
Hilary Shepard ... Biker Leader (as Hilary Shapiro)
Sue Saad Sue Saad ... Punk District Singer
Kimberly McKillip Kimberly McKillip ... Sadie - Hippie Chick
Gulcin Gilbert Gulcin Gilbert ... Greaser Chick (as Gulshin Gilbert)
Mark Brown Mark Brown ... Greaser
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Storyline

After a nuclear war, Phillip Hammer and Marlowe Chandler have spent fifteen years on their own in a bunker, stuffed with junk from the 40s and old detective novels. Now, nineteen-years-old, they leave their shelter to find a world full of mutants, freaks, and cannibals. They become famous detectives in the struggle for the two keys that could fire the last nuclear weapon. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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A world of guilty pleasures. See more »


Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA | Mexico

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Le dernier missile See more »

Filming Locations:

Hawaii, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$141,055, 21 September 1986, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$220,038
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This movie marks the first appearance of the name "Brick Bardo" in an Albert Pyun movie. It has, so far, appeared in seven of his movies. See more »

Quotes

Marlowe Hammer: Back off, just back off. Your breath smells like the runs, Miles. It's irritating my nose and wrinkling my suit.
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Alternate Versions

The Japanese laserdisc is an alternate cut of the film in many ways. Being 10 minutes longer, the film focuses less on finding their fathers (while having an adventure) but more on the adventure itself and finding women. With more narrations by Phillip, this is more of an adventure-noir film. The film has many different and alternate scenes including the death of Rusty, the removal of the sewer monster, less of the Disco Punks and alternate ending. See more »

Connections

Spoofs The Road Warrior (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Nightmare
Performed by Jill Jaxx
Written by Michael McCarty, Jill Jaxx and Judith Nee
Produced and Arranged by Michael McCarty
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the actors are good, but the movie is just bad
11 April 2002 | by MichaelM24See all my reviews

The only thing I really liked about this movie is Michael Dudikoff. This was his first (and, until about BOUNTY HUNTERS nearly eleven years later, only) turn at comedy, and he proved he definitely has what it takes play a comedic role. He and John Stockwell play two teens who have grown to maturity inside a bomb shelter with nothing but Philip Marlowe novels, and when they finally set foot out into the post-nuke future, encounter everything from a mysterious woman to some really ugly creatures. I really had no idea what was happening in this movie. I just liked watching Dudikoff do comedy for a change (his teenage girl-like reaction to discovering that a giant creature hanging from the ceiling is alive is hysterical) and show off some cool dance moves at the end. Of interest to only Dudikoff fans, and even they might be disappointed outside of him.


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