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Streets of Fire Movie Review Summary

Actors: Michael Pare, Diane Lane, Amy Madigan, Rick Moranis, Willem Dafoe, Bill Paxton, Ed Begley Jr. The Blasters

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Cody's (Pare) ex-girldriend, Allen Aim, a rock star played by Diane Lane, is kidnapped by Raven, leader of the Bomber's gang (Willem DaFoe) because he wants to toy with her for a few weeks. Cody's sister, knowing he's Ellen's ex-boyfriend and he's out of the Army, writes him to come home, urgently. Cody does, joins up with McCoy (Amy Madigan), also ex-Army and out of work, and they, reluctantly paid by Ellen Aim's current lover/producer (Moranis)go against Raven and the Bombers to rescue her. The soundtrack by Ry Cooder makes the whole movie so much better than it would have been otherwise, it's like another character/actor in the movie.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Glenda Konopka




"The leader of the pack steals the queen of the hop and the soldier boy comes home to do something about it." In "another time, another place" that vaguely resembles the 1950's, a singer is kidnapped by a biker gang and her ex-boyfriend comes home and rescues her. This leads to a chase through a really big city at night and climaxes in a kick-ass sledgehammer fight.
The review of this Movie prepared by Zorikh Lequidre



Script Analysis of Streets of Fire

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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:    -   1930's-1950's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   criminal kidnappers Criminal enemy is...    -   gang conflict

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)    -   Irish

Setting

United States    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York    -   Dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   dangerous Misc setting    -   moving train    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Any profanity?    -   None    -   Occasional swearing Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding vehicles

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