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Banshee (2006)

A car thief (Manning) goes on the run after stealing a killer's vehicle.

Director:

Kari Skogland

Writer:

Kirsten Elms
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Taryn Manning ... Sage Rion
Romano Orzari ... Eddie Rindall
Michael Lombardi ... Oliver 'Fitz' Fitzgerald
Genelle Williams ... Brenna
Christian Campbell ... John Larch
Tony Calabretta ... Mitch Murray
Morgan Kelly ... Tony Romano
Bronwen Mantel Bronwen Mantel ... Mildred Totty
Nicolas Wright ... Jack
Mike Tsar ... Dallas
Maurizio Terrazzano ... Doug
Andrew Shaver ... Stick
Giancarlo Caltabiano Giancarlo Caltabiano ... Night Guy
Felicia Shulman ... Detective Vasguez
Derrick Damon Reeve Derrick Damon Reeve ... Green Fiend Bartender
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Storyline

A kick-ass professional car thief, Sage, (Taryn Manning), steals a classic '66 Charger on a challenge. It turns out the car belongs to a serial killer (is there another kind?), who proceeds to slice and dice her friends because he wants his car back, and wants Sage dead. Sage also deals with treacherous fellow criminals, and a cop who wants her in jail, or wants into her pants (he hasn't decided yet). Written by fgunther, Brooklyn, NY

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Taglines:

Some girls are born to be wild.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Taryn Manning did all of her own stunts during filming. See more »

Goofs

Sage describes her sister, suffocated by auto exhaust, as "pure white." In reality, carbon monoxide poisoning gives the skin a rosy glow. See more »

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stumbles a bit
9 April 2017 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Sage Rion (Taryn Manning) is a tough professional car thief known as the Banshee to the police. She steals a car but she loses her ID. The car's owner wants it back and he turns out to be a serial killer. She steals the car from her fence and returns it. She even rescues pursuing police detective Fitz in the process. However, her boyfriend's dismembered body is found in her apartment and the cops try to arrest her. She stays with her friend Brenna who is later kidnapped by the killer.

Taryn Manning is plenty capable but the movie isn't willing. She has a tough sassy charisma which drives the movie. There is some early car actions that are almost good. It seems to have potential but the story stumbles. It's fun to have a scantily clad Taryn supergluing her wounds. Mostly, the movie loses its action thrills.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 June 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Banshee: Live. Faster. See more »

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