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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>

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That's just the way she likes it. 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

Tank Girl kissing Jet Girl and telling the guard that she's her girlfriend predicted Naomi Watts (Jet Girl) starring in Mulholland Drive (2001) 6 years later. In the film, Betty (Watts) an aspiring actress falls in love with the mysterious beautiful amnesiac Rita (Laura Elena Harring). See more »

Goofs

When Booga and Tank Girl are lying in bed together, the right sleeve of Booga's shirt is pulled up higher than the prosthetic kangaroo arm, clearly showing the actor's elbow. 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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References Baywatch (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Wild, Wild Thing
Written by Iggy Pop and Eric Schermerhorn
Performed by Iggy Pop
Iggy Pop appears courtesy of Virgin Records America, Inc.
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great comic fun!!
24 September 2000 | by sqrt_-1See all my reviews

Okay so not all people are comic lovers and neither am I. But this movie is wonderful fun. So maybe being male I find the girl more entertaining than necessary but it is still funny. One should not forget that this movie is based on a comic strip and therefor very simple and (slightly)predictable. There is no deep story here. It is a movie to watch with friends and enjoy the music(Bjork, Portishead, etc) and glib retorts of tank girl herself. Why the low ratings?? Maybe people just don't appreciate the humour and subtle jokes. Like the buffalo being a water buffalo! Think about it, it is very funny in context. This movie is a must-see cult classic. So maybe not Malcolm Macdowell's best(that is clockwork orange). Enjoy!


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