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Prayer of the Rollerboys (1990)

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In a dystopian poverty-stricken near future America, a young man infiltrates a powerful white supremacist drug dealing rollerblading youth gang that runs his town to take them down after they start grooming his little brother.

Director:

Rick King

Writer:

W. Peter Iliff
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Corey Haim ... Griffin
Patricia Arquette ... Casey
Christopher Collet ... Gary Lee
Julius Harris ... Speedbagger
Devin Clark ... Miltie
Mark Pellegrino ... Bango
Morgan Weisser ... Bullwinkle
Jake Dengel Jake Dengel ... Tyler
G. Smokey Campbell ... Watt
John P. Connolly John P. Connolly ... Pinky
J.C. Quinn ... Jaworsky
Trevor Eyster ... Little Boy (as Tim Eyster)
Aron Eisenberg ... Teen Boy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joel Bott Joel Bott ... Rollerboys Extras
Doug Boyce Doug Boyce ... Rollerboys Extras
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Storyline

Set in an unspecified time in the future, USA has declined and become a country of violence and racial prejudice. Griffin earns his living delivering pizzas while he tries to take care of his little brother. An old friend of his, Gary Lee, is the leader of a gang with big ambitions, the Rollerboys. Griff joins them to help the police keep track of the gang. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Better say your prayers, boy... they're coming. See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 March 1991 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Rollerboys See more »

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Corey Haim did most of his own stunts in the film. See more »

Quotes

Griffin: [upon discovering that he's been helping the Rollerboys beat up Speedbagger] Don't touch him again. Get your hands off him.
Gary Lee: Back off! I like a man who stands by his friends...
Griffin: Why the Speedbagger?
Gary Lee: ...You just can't have friends like THAT.
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References The Bullwinkle Show (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

Voice of Seth
Written and performed by Steve Schiff
Published by Strongbow Music (California) (BMI)
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The best sci.-fi. flick of '91.
13 May 2000 | by bigpappa1--2See all my reviews

Though the material is now familiar to us all, this is a very good post nuke sci.-fi. movie. Features excellent stunt and set work and features an incredible amount of style. This film got unfairly tossed when it played in theaters, but go out and rent this movie you won't be sorry. Rating: 8/10


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