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The Warriors (1979)

R 93 min - Action, Thriller - 8 February 1979
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Prominent gang leader Cyrus calls a meeting of New York's gangs to set aside their turf wars and take over the city. At the meeting, a rival leader kills Cyrus, but a Coney Island gang called the Warriors is wrongly blamed for Cyrus' death. Before you know it, the cops and every gangbanger in town is hot on the Warriors' trail.

Director:  Walter Hill
Stars:  Michael Beck, James Remar, David Patrick Kelly, Dorsey Wright, David Harris, Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Brian Tyler, Steve James, Tom McKitterick, Marcelino Sanchez, Terry Michos, Roger Hill, Lynne Thigpen, Mercedes Ruehl, John Snyder, Irwin Keyes, Antone Pagan, Sonny Landham, Thomas G. Waites

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Storyline

Prominent gang leader Cyrus calls a meeting of New York's gangs to set aside their turf wars and take over the city. At the meeting, a rival leader kills Cyrus, but a Coney Island gang called the Warriors is wrongly blamed for Cyrus' death. Before you know it, the cops and every gangbanger in town is hot on the Warriors' trail.



Tagline: These are the armies of the night.

Genres: Action, Thriller

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Language:  English
Release Date:  8 February 1979

Box Office

Budget:  $4,000,000
Revenue:  $22,490,039

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Paramount

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 33 min