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Street Trash (1987)

Unrated | | Comedy, Horror | 18 September 1987 (USA)
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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Things in New York are about to go down the toilet... See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Street Trash See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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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

Burt Young was originally approached to play Black Suit. See more »

Quotes

[after storming into Ed's liquor store, pointing a finger in Ed's face]
Fred: Fuck you. Gimme a bottle of booze, here's my dollar, suck my dick!
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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

Featured in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Street Trash
Written by Tony Camillo
Performed by Julian Hernandez and Janus Jarrow
Publishing Etude BMI
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User Reviews

 
Diamond in the Trash!
19 November 2014 | by Movie-MisfitSee all my reviews

Street Trash is an amazing little surprise of wonderful cinematography, hilarious satire, cheesy performances, fantastic old school special effects and gore, and total entertainment!

This is what the 80's was all about, true independent film making that didn't need to follow rules and still manages to entertain more than most of the Hollywood crap that comes out today.

UK based distributors, Arrow Label, have released such a beautiful DVD and Bluray package that includes reverse sleeves, original artwork, with a host of extras and digitally remastered version of the classic!

I really enjoyed Street Trash. It is exactly what it says on the tin, bright and colourful, loud and nasty, hilarious and gross.

Well worth the watch!


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