The Warriors
The Warriors (1979)

Walter Hill's hip, super-stylized action film unfurls in a dystopian near-future, when various gangs control New York City. Each gang sports a unique moniker ('The Warriors,' 'The Baseball Furies,' 'The Rogues'),… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 16, 2001
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Critic Score: 94% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Cole Smithey

Walter Hill's vibrant 1979 adaptation of Sol Yurick's 1965 novel - based loosely on an ancient Greek story called "Anabasis" - is a classic cinematic record of New York City circa 1979.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

One of the best gangster pictures of all time.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

The only trouble is that I half expected them to break out into song and dance any minute a la West Side Story.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Cartoonishly violent, insanely moody and pointless.

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Clint Morris
Brag Magazine

The Warriors Rule! One of the best action-thrillers of the 70s!

Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

OK, it's not Greek tragedy, but it is based (loosely) on Xenophon, so there.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

A cult film that deserves its reputation.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

Yeah, it's really good.

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Brian Mckay

Visually stunning and emotionally gripping, THE WARRIORS is a classic that, after a quarter-century, has finally recieved the loving finishing touches that it so rightly deserves

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Flixster Audience Score: 89% Flixster User Reviews
Bob Stinson
Welcome Back Kotter meets A Clockwork Orange
Eugene Bernabe
A visionary cult-film with a vibrant flow. Walter Hill's The Warriors is a stylistic action-based film that possesses that futuristic vibe with a violent… More
Apeneck Fletcher
Oy vey! Such a reputation this film has! It's high time (it's only been about 30+ years!) I finally got around to it. And so what's the hoopla… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
Come out to plaaaaaaaaay....
Chris Weber
I realize that the filmmakers weren't trying to make a completely serious or realistic film, but at the same time, it's hard to deny the debt this… More
Alex roy
Walter Hill's The Warriors is a masterpiece.The film has a feel and atmosphere to it that you can't ignore.. Set in a Dystopian futuresque New York… More