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Dead End City (1988)

The government's new urban renewal policy results in street gangs fighting for control of the inner cities. While most of the residents flee, one factory owner determines to fight the gangs for his property.

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Peter Yuval
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dennis Cole ... Chief Felker
Gregory Scott Cummins ... Jack Murphy (as Greg Cummins)
Christine Lunde Christine Lunde ... Opal Brand (as Christine Lund)
Robert Z'Dar ... Maximum
Durrell Nelson ... Brett
Ally Downs ... Nancy (as Aleana Downs)
Rob Wuesthoff Rob Wuesthoff ... Malcolm
Johnny Venocur Johnny Venocur ... Paul
Chet Hood Chet Hood ... Lt. Arbuckle
Eric Waterhouse Eric Waterhouse ... Zim (as Eric Ostlund)
Langdon Bensing Langdon Bensing ... Ripp
Todd Eric Andrews Todd Eric Andrews ... Scott (as Todd Andrews)
Steve Eckleberry Steve Eckleberry ... Greg
Don Barber Don Barber ... Goverment Man
Phillip Boardman Phillip Boardman ... Bob Jones
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The government's new "urban renewal" program results in street gangs fighting each other for control of the cities. While most inner-city residents flee from the fighting, a determined factory owner stays where he is and prepares to fight the gangs for control of his building. Written by Anonymous

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"Colors" meets "Deathwish" ...there's no way out of Dead End City! See more »

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Action | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fighting Warriors See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Dead Set Silly
18 November 2002 | by helfeleatherSee all my reviews

The start is promising, with a gang of violent bikers on a murderous rampage, but it soon deteriorates into a drawn-out showdown between the gang and the heroes: Jack and Brett, two trigger-happy mates who like to wear their jeans extra tight, their friend Nancy, and her brother Malcolm, who for good measure is blind.

So that we don't get bored (It doesn't work.), there's a couple of sub-plots thrown in. A government conspiracy, and a love story between Jack and an ostensibly hard-nosed reporter.


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