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Ghetto Blaster (1989)

R | | Action, Drama | 8 March 1990 (USA)
When Travis, middle-aged, working class man, returns home to visit his parents, he quickly learns that his hood is rife with criminal activity and gang warfare. Quickly, Travis finds ... See full summary »


Alan Stewart (as Alan L. Stewart)


Clay McBride, Andres Carranza (co-writer)




Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Hatch ... Travis
R.G. Armstrong ... Curtis
Richard Jaeckel ... Mike Henry
Harry Caesar ... Mr. Dobson
Diane Moser Diane Moser ... Gina
Kamar de los Reyes ... Chato
Courtney Gebhart ... Lisa
Rick L. Nahera Rick L. Nahera ... Juan (as Rick Nahera)
Rick Telles Rick Telles ... Luis
Tony Valentino ... Blade
Rosemarie Rosemarie ... Helen
Nancy Ticotin ... Carla
Humberto Ortiz Humberto Ortiz ... Mexican Boy
Lance Roberts Lance Roberts ... Six Rounds
Alex Ojeda ... Beto
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When Travis, middle-aged, working class man, returns home to visit his parents, he quickly learns that his hood is rife with criminal activity and gang warfare. Quickly, Travis finds himself thrust into a position to defend his family and neighbors from the punks who terrorize them on a daily basis. Good thing he has a military training, enabling the man to become a one-man vigilante unit against the forces of evil in his town. Written by InBaseline.com

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This film has one thing to offer, a guaranteed nap in the middle of it!!!!!
25 May 2008 | by balevantiSee all my reviews

While I did not pay for a movie ticket for this film I had felt like I had just wasted 8 dollars at the AMC Cinema. The movie "Ghettoblaster" was completely predictable and had stereotyped any type of "drug dealing gang banger" in its rightful terms. The plot I can't even describe to you in full because I don't even know how or where the story and the plot ever really takes place. The characters as much as you want to like them don't even become likable. They are just there. Bruce Willis could have starred as the lead hero character while Nicholas Cage or any or devious villain could have been the head of the drug lord boss in this movie and they still would not have been able to keep my attention. The long of the short of it, instead of even spending a dollar on this film go out and spend time with friends family and loved ones. This abomination of a film needs to be kept in a vault and not be seen by the likes of anyones eyes ever again. I am sure the director of this film did the best he could, and the actors and actresses put forth their best efforts but the entire script should have been looked over more carefully before even being put into production. My buddy bought 200 plus films for 50 dollars and this I can honestly say is one of the movies that came upon the arrival of his purchase. "Ghettoblaster" is toast in this man's mind.

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