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Street Trash (1987)

Unrated | | Comedy, Horror | 9 May 1987 (Japan)
A liquor store owner sells alcoholic beverages to homeless people, unaware of what the bottles actually contain: toxic brew.

Director:

James M. Muro (as Jim Muro)

Writer:

Roy Frumkes
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Lackey ... Fred
Bill Chepil ... Bill The Cop
Vic Noto ... Bronson
Mark Sferrazza Mark Sferrazza ... Kevin
Jane Arakawa ... Wendy
Nicole Potter ... Winette
Pat Ryan ... Frank Schnizer (as R.L. Ryan)
Clarenze Jarmon ... Burt
Bernard Perlman ... Wizzy
Miriam Zucker Miriam Zucker ... Drunken Wench
M. D'Jango Krunch ... Ed
James Lorinz ... Doorman
Morty Storm Morty Storm ... Black Suit
Sam Blasco Sam Blasco ... Jimmy The Cop
Bruce Torbet ... Paulie
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Storyline

When a liquor store owner finds a case of "Viper" in his cellar, he decides to sell it to the local hobos at one dollar a bottle, unaware of its true properties. The drinks causes its consumers to melt, very messily. Two homeless lads find themselves up against the effects of the toxic brew, as well as going head to head with "Bronson" a Vietnam vet with sociopathic tendencies, and the owner of the junkyard they live in. Written by zombiefiend_2000

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Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 1987 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Corps à vidanges See more »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (heavily cut) | (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The producers were unsuccessful in getting product sponsorship for the film. The only company that was interested was the manufacturer of Drakes Cakes, which would send the cast and crew a box of snacks every week. By the end of the three-month shoot, everyone had eaten enough of the snacks that when it came time to make the scene where the fat bum explodes, the fake stomach was filled with boxes and boxes of Drakes Cakes. See more »

Quotes

Frank Schnizer: I don't need this. I already got trouble with my kids, my wife, my business, my secretary, the bums... the runaways, the roaches, prickly heat, and a homo dog. This just ain't my day.
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Crazy Credits

"Thanks, Anita, for taking me to see I Drink Your Blood when I was six." See more »

Alternate Versions

The 1987 UK video version was cut by 6 secs and removed shots of a man's severed penis. These cuts were fully waived for the 2000 DVD release. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

We Do Things My Way
Written by Tony Camillo
Performed by Tony Darrow
Publishing Etude BMI
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A movie taken out of context...
17 May 2000 | by xtonybuenoSee all my reviews

Yes, I actually thought this was better than some recent horror/comedies I've seen. Certainly superior to Urban Legend or Scream. I'm positively stunned by the fact that people would see the cover for this movie, read the title and synopsis, watch it, and then complain that this flick is offensive. For crying out loud, what do you expect from a film whose promotional literature shows a melted transient's head in a toilet bowl? Casablanca? Anyone dumb enough to see this movie and be taken aback by its admittedly sordid contents has exactly what they have coming to them.


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