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Streets of Fire (1984)

PG | | Action, Crime, Drama | 1 June 1984 (USA)
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A mercenary is hired to rescue his ex-girlfriend, a singer who has been kidnapped by a motorcycle gang.

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Walter Hill
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Paré ... Tom Cody
Diane Lane ... Ellen Aim
Rick Moranis ... Billy Fish
Amy Madigan ... McCoy
Willem Dafoe ... Raven
Deborah Van Valkenburgh ... Reva
Richard Lawson ... Ed Price
Rick Rossovich ... Officer Cooley
Bill Paxton ... Clyde
Lee Ving ... Greer
Stoney Jackson ... The Sorels - Bird
Grand L. Bush ... The Sorels - Reggie (as Grand Bush)
Robert Townsend ... The Sorels - Lester
Mykelti Williamson ... The Sorels - B.J. (as Mykel T. Williamson)
Elizabeth Daily ... Baby Doll
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Storyline

Rock and Roll singer is taken captive by a motorcycle gang in a strange world that seems to be a cross of the 1950's and the present or future. Her ex-boyfriend returns to town and to find her missing and goes to her rescue. Written by K. Rose <rcs@texas.net>

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Walter Hill was reluctant to cast Diane Lane because he felt that she was too young for the role. Hill met Lane in New York City and she auditioned for him in black leather pants, a black mesh top and high-heeled boots. He was surprised with her "total commitment to selling herself as a rock 'n' roll star". See more »

Goofs

During the climactic fistfight, the bloody cut on Raven's right temple disappears and reappears. See more »

Quotes

Tom Cody: You smart guys. You always think you can hire a bum like me to do your dirty work. Well not this time!
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Connections

Featured in One Dark Night: An Interview with Elizabeth Daily (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Tonight Is What It Means to Be Young
Performed by Fire Inc.
Vocals: Holly Sherwood, Laurie Sargent, Rory Dodd, Eric Troyer
Written and Produced by Jim Steinman
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A futuristic rock n roll love story
21 September 2000 | by goya-4See all my reviews

In this dark musical drama a soldier of fortune must rescue his former girlfriend after she is kidnapped by a motorcycle gang. This is a very dark and energetic film with an excellent soundtrack and a story that keeps you involved..it has a great cast with Amy Madigan, Rick Moranis, Diane Lane, and others ..very underrated and ahead of its time on a scale of one to ten...7


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,426,500, 3 June 1984

Gross USA:

$8,089,290

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,089,290
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo (4 channels)| 70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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