Fear City Movie Review Summary

Actors: Tom Berenger, Melanie Griffith, Billy Dee Williams, Rae Dawn Chong, Rossano Brazzi, Jack Scalia

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Written by Nicholas St. John, FEAR CITY is a movie directed by Abel Ferrara in 1984.
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Tom Berenger runs a talent agency supplying young strippers to NYC night-clubs. He will soon be out of business if the knife-killer who has begun to slash young strippers in the street is not quickly arrested. Meanwhile, we are invited to follow the killer's point of view whose idea is to deliver NYC from the criminals and the easy-going young girls in order to reach Purity. Berenger, a former boxer, decides to resume training in order to be fit when he'll confront the public enemy.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 60% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   catching/stopping killer    -   hunted by killer/stalker Horror film?    -   Yes Horror Plotlets:    -   mad guy with knife likes to slice Criminal enemy is...    -   serial killer If this is a criminal POV story...    -   killing innocent people

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Italian


City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   prison    -   sewers/subways    -   church/synagogue

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gory visuals of deaths and torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt Kind of violence:    -   karate chop    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   hanging    -   perforation--swords/knives

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