Streets of Fire
Streets of Fire (1984)

Stylish, fast-paced and featuring a rockin' soundtrack from Ry Cooder, this tongue-in-cheek action drama tells the story of how a mercenary saves his rock-star girl friend from the clutches of an evil biker gang.

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: July 21, 1998
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62%
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70%



Critic Score: 62% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Philip French
Observer [UK]

A carefully stylised movie that's something like pure cinema.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

SF musical biker hybrid - well done

Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Unsuccessful, but very striking.

Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

Where have you gone, Michael Pare'? I really enjoyed this.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

All sound and fury signify nothing.

Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com

Ah, a classic hyperbolic rock-fueled action movie. The pinnacle of 80s guilty pleasure cinema.

Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

A typically interesting effort from the vastly underrated Walter Hill that's improved with age.

Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette

The first feature-length music video and not a very good one at that

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Curtis Lilly
The cast is the true gem here. The story is pretty cool too, but Rick Moranis playing an asshole of this proportion is classic. And Dafoe's horrid face… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
Sometimes cliche is the real way to reach a level of honesty and truth that cinism could never reach.
Bruce Bruce
When the successful rock and roll singer Ellen Aim (Diane Lane) is kidnapped by Raven Shaddock (Willem Dafoe) and his motorcycle gang The Bombers during a… More
Phil Hubbs
Very strange mix of 50's noir, musical and light hearted soft action which didn't really work for me, I was rather surprised as its a Hill production… More
Pierluigi Puccini
A semi rehash of Hill's own "The Warriors" with a flashy neon retro futuristic atmosphere but no interesting plot to grab on to.
David Ladd
Sexy rock & roll singer Ellen Aim (Diane Lane) is kidnapped by a blood thirsty gang of bikers, the Bombers (led by Willem Dafoe). Her ex-boyfriend, tough… More