1990: Bronx Warriors
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- Released in 1982 | Color | Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
- Running Time: Argentina:100 min | USA: 97 min (DVD version) | Germany: 86 min | USA: 89 min | UK: 89 min (uncut version)
- Production Co: Deaf Internacional Film SrL. | Distribution Co: United Film Distribution Company (UFDC) (1983) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed) | Citadel Films (1983) (Canada) (theatrical) (dubbed) | Commodore Films (1982) (France) (theatrical)
- Directed by Enzo G. Castellari | Written by Enzo G. Castellari, Dardano Sacchetti and Elisa Briganti
- Music by Walter Rizzati
- Edited by Gianfranco Amicucci
- Cinematography by Sergio Salvati
- Produced by Fabrizio De Angelis
- Starring: Mark Gregory, Vic Morrow, Christopher Connelly, Fred Williamson, George Eastman, Stefania Girolami Goodwin, Ennio Girolami
Also Known As
- 1990 - Os Guerreiros do Bronx (Brazil) (video box title) | Bronx Warriors | Bronxin asfalttisoturit (Finland) | Os Guerreiros do Bronx (Brazil) | Les Guerriers du Bronx (France) | Ta Katharmata tou Bronx (Greece) | The Riffs - Die Gewalt sind wir (Germany) | 1990: I guerrieri del Bronx (Original Title)
- A Heavy Metal Journey Into An Urban Hell Where Everything Was Done Wrong! | The lucky ones were the first to die!
The idea for the film was first envisioned by producer Fabrizio De Angelis when he missed a subway stop for his Manhattan hotel and ended up in dangerous neighbourhood in the Bronx. De Angelis stated he imagined the idea of a futuristic city where young hoods would fight for their home.. 1990: The Bronx Warriors was one of the three science fiction films Enzo G Castellari made with producer Fabrizio De Angelis. These films take influence from Mad Max 2 (1981), The Warriors (1979), and Escape From New York (1981). Castellari changed some of De Angelis' plot ideas while filming, including incorporating more weird gangs such as the roller skating gang. When discussing 1990: The Bronx Warriors, The New Barbarians and Escape from the Bronx, Castellari stated the three films were written prepared and filmed in six months. Italian regulations required that 50% of a film had to be shot in Italy. To solve this situation, the film was shot on location in the Bronx with interiors shot in Rome.
- Fischer 2011, p. 130.
- Hughes 2011, p. 273.
- Willis 1985, p. 421: "Review is of 84 minute version viewed in New York on April 22, 1983"