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The Warriors 1979

  • Walter Hill
  • February 9, 1979
  • 93 mins
  • English
  • Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
These Are The Armies Of The Night........
Prominent gang leader Cyrus calls a meeting of New York's gangs to set aside their turf wars and take over the city. At the meeting, a rival leader kills Cyrus, but a Coney Island gang called the Warriors is wrongly blamed for Cyrus' death. Before you know it, the cops and every gangbanger in town is hot on the Warriors' trail.


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I don't understand why this film is popular? Almost cartoonist variations of "gangs" and an 80's soundtrack might bring nostalgic for some? I was left feeling underwhelmed. I didn't care about the characters and they were left without growth. This is a "cult classic" I don't agree with.

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Reminded me of the gangs in my old neighbourhood...

The Turn Coats, The Brown Coats and The Duffel Coats
The Nik Naks, The Paddy Whacks and The Give a Dog a Bones
The Smarty Pants, The Ants in Your Pants and The Sycophants
The Super Doops, The Loop the Loops and The Pooper Scoops

Back to the film...

Its good but dated. Seems more Hollywood fantasy of what gangs were like in New York. I'm no expert, I was part of the Book Worm gang in my town, but surely they were more violent than this? But what do I know?!

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