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Thrashin' (1986)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, Romance | 29 August 1986 (USA)
Two skateboarding gangs battle each other for supremacy, and a member of one gang falls in love with the sister of his rival.

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David Winters

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josh Brolin ... Corey Webster
Robert Rusler ... Tommy Hook
Pamela Gidley ... Chrissy
Brooke McCarter ... Tyler (as Brooke McCarter Jr.)
Josh Richman Josh Richman ... Radley
Brett Marx Brett Marx ... Bozo
David Wagner David Wagner ... Little Stevie
Chuck McCann ... Sam Flood
Tony Alva ... T.A.
Mark Munski Mark Munski ... Monk
Sherilyn Fenn ... Velvet
Gary Goodrich Gary Goodrich ... Skate Club Announcer (as Zachary)
Rocky Giordani ... Skate Club Bouncer
Steve Whittaker Steve Whittaker ... Bus Driver
Per Welinder Per Welinder ... Per - Venice Freestyler
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Storyline

Two skateboarding gangs battle each other for supremacy, and a member of one gang falls in love with the sister of his rival.

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Taglines:

One is fighting for love. The other for honor. For both of them...it's skate or die. See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 August 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Corsa al massacro See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Red Hot Chili Peppers: Band playing in nightclub. See more »

Goofs

While skating through Hollywood Blvd., Radster is riding regular stance in shots where you can only see his legs. He rides goofy foot in scenes where you can see his whole body. See more »

Quotes

Corey Webster: Thrashing, it's just an aggressive style of skating.
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Crazy Credits

Catherine Hardwicke appears on-screen in the opening credits during her credit as Production Designer. See more »

Connections

References The Hitcher (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Burnin' (for You)
Performed by Rebel Faction
Written by Terry Quinn (as T. Quinn) and Larry Hester (as L. Hester)
Produced by Larry Frankland Lee
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Skateboarding,Gangs,Breakdancing,you name it, this movie's got it.
28 December 1998 | by malenkoSee all my reviews

Josh Brolin from The Goonies makes a great skateboarding hero. This movie is filled with great styles and great fads from the time period, not to mention great music, including The Circle Jerks and The Red Hot Chili Peppers who perform in the movie. It's a classic story of good guy falls for bad guy's sister. Bad guy and good guy fight, and finally bad guy and good guy unite after good guy beats bad guy in a skateboarding race. This movie seems very comical watching it in present day, but it actually serves as a time capsule for the 80's. There are many great skateboarding tricks displayed, and many other great scenes including: a skateboarder riding into the side of a truck, and watch carefully (and rewind to watch over and over again) the hilarious scene where the young kid in the sunglasses shouts out "NO, you be there!", pure genious.


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