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Tank Girl (1995)

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A girl is among the few survivors of a dystopian Earth. Riding a war tank, she fights against the tyranny of a mega-corporation that dominates the remaining potable water supply of the planet.

Director:

Rachel Talalay

Writers:

Alan Martin (comic strip), Jamie Hewlett (comic strip) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lori Petty ... Tank Girl
Ice-T ... T-Saint
Naomi Watts ... Jet Girl
Don Harvey ... Sgt. Small
Jeff Kober ... Booga
Reg E. Cathey ... Deetee
Scott Coffey ... Donner
Malcolm McDowell ... Kesslee
Stacy Linn Ramsower ... Sam
Ann Cusack ... Sub Girl
Brian Wimmer ... Richard
Iggy Pop ... Rat Face
Dawn Robinson Dawn Robinson ... Model
Billy L. Sullivan ... Max
James Hong ... Che'tsai
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Storyline

Tank Girl (Rebecca) and her friends are the only remaining citizens living in the wasteland that is Earth, where all the remaining water is controlled by Water and Power, the mega corporation/government that runs the territory. While incarcerated at W + P, Tank Girl and her new friend Jet Girl break out and steal... a tank and a jet. After meeting some mutant kangaroo/humans, and rescuing her little girl (adopted by her friends), the kangaroos and the girls kick Water and Powers' butt. Written by David Flaherty <flaherty@infohouse.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

In 2033, justice rides a tank and wears lip gloss See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and sexuality | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 March 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Devojka tenk See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$4,064,333

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,600,000
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DTS | Dolby | DTS-Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

When Lori Petty first looked at the script, she saw a sketch of the lead character that made her laugh and say, "That's me, I'm Tank Girl." See more »

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When Kesslee orders his soldier to walk across broken glass, Kesslee is wearing shoes. When he walks across the glass himself, his feet are bare. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Tank Girl: Listen up, cause I'm only telling you this once. I'm not bedtime story lady, so pay attention. It's 2033. The world is *screwed* now. You see, a while ago this humongous comet came crashing into the earth. Bam, total devastation. End of the world as we know it. No celebrities, no cable TV, no water. It hasn't rained in 11 years. Now 20 people gotta squeeze inside the same bathtub - so it ain't all bad.
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Boom Operator - Freddy Potatohead See more »

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Referenced in Criminal Minds: Masterpiece (2008) See more »

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Thief
Written by Tom Gorman and Tanya Donelly
Performed by Belly
Courtesy of Sire Records/4AD
By arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Possibly the most irritating performance ever by a lead actress
4 September 2003 | by tonygillanSee all my reviews

I watched this film thinking it might be in the spirit of Indiana Jones, but frankly it was only the fact that I never leave a cinema before the end of a film that prevented me from heading for the exit. I actually became annoyed with it for not finishing sooner.

The main problem was Lori Petty and her grating speaking voice. Didn't it grate on the director and casting director too?

Silly I like. Stupid is rather different. This was stupid. The premise, the costumes and the scenery were fine. The dialogue on the other hand...

Avoid at all costs.


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