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Barb Wire (1996)

R | | Action, Sci-Fi | 3 May 1996 (USA)
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During the Second American Civil War in 2017, Barb Wire owns a nightclub called the Hammerhead. Things become complicated when her ex-lover Axel Hood, who is married to the fugitive Corrina Devonshire, re-enters her life.

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David Hogan

Writers:

Chris Warner (characters in comic), Ilene Chaiken (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amir AboulEla ... Patron
Adriana Alexander Adriana Alexander ... Redhead
David Andriole ... Goon #2
Vanessa Lee Asher Vanessa Lee Asher ... Emily
Ron Balicki ... Customs Agent #1
Jennifer Banko ... Spike
Candace Kita ... Dancer (as Candace Camille Bender)
Xander Berkeley ... Alexander Willis
Tony Bill ... Foster
Alex Bookston Alex Bookston ... Man in White Suit
Gil Borgos Gil Borgos ... Old Man
Andre Rosey Brown ... Big Fatso
Mark Collver Mark Collver ... Manny (as Marc Collver)
Tina Cote Tina Cote ... Woman in Bar #1 (as Tina Coté)
Vinnie Curto Vinnie Curto ... Aide to Pryzer
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Storyline

In the early 21st century, the USA is in the wake of the Second Civil War. The whole country is in a constant state of emergency. What was formerly called the American Congress now rules the country with fascistic methods. There is only one free city left, Steel Harbor, a coastal California industrial town which is headquarters for the resistance. This is the home town of Barb Wire, owner of the Hammerhead nightclub. As times aren't good, Barb has a second job. She's a bounty hunter and you probably wouldn't want her after you. Barb's credo is to never take sides for anybody and that's the only way to survive these days in the crime-ridden streets of Steel Harbor. One evening, her former lover Axel Hood appears at the club asking for a favor to help him and his lover Cora D flee the country to Canada, Barb suddenly finds herself to be key player on high political stage. Now she has to take sides. Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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Taglines:

Don't call me babe! See more »

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and nudity/sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | German

Release Date:

3 May 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Barb·Wire See more »

Filming Locations:

Long Beach, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$3,794,000
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Mary Anna Reyes was actually naked during the torture scene. See more »

Goofs

When Woman in Torture Room is being electrocuted on the table, Colonel Pryzer is touching the screen which a head is reflected in. However, in the next scene, he is touching the screen which her status is momentarily reflected in. See more »

Quotes

Woman in Torture Room: You'll never find her.
Colonel Pryzer: You're so beautiful. I'm sorry.
[electrocutes her to death]
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Crazy Credits

A scene of an additional longer opening title sequence, which is just a longer video of Barb Wire dancing topless, following in the credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

Unrated version is slightly longer, where Pamela Anderson Lee is partially topless during the opening credits. Several of the partially topless scenes are taken from the "sexy outtakes" extra scene and re-edited into the opening credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Life Is Strange: Before the Storm (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Pigskin Parade
Written by Sam Ireland, Debbie Quargnolo, Rita Blazyca and Andy Semple
Performed by Die Cheerleader
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not that bad
26 November 2008 | by drtommy94See all my reviews

This movie is not as bad as people say it is. it has some value that we can learn from. first, now we know that artificial boobs can be looks quite entertaining,so, for those who has second though of having plastic surgery to had their boobs enlarged, they can be safely doing it now. second, now we know where CASABLANCA got the story inspired from. the third and the last.we shouldn't under estimate a blonde big boobs chicks because who knows maybe they can kick the hell out of your butt before you know it. that's my comment for this artificial good piece of art movie.for those who hasn't watch this movie yet, don't doubt. if you found it at your nearest movie store, borrow it, buy it, if you don't have enough money, rob it!


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