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Avenging Angel (1985)

Molly, former baby prostitute "Angel" from Sunset Boulevard, has managed to leave her street life with help of Lt. Andrews. She studies law at an university and aims to become attorney. ... See full summary »

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Robert Vincent O'Neill, Joseph Michael Cala (as Joseph M. Cala)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Betsy Russell ... Molly "Angel" Stewart
Rory Calhoun ... Kit Carson
Susan Tyrrell ... Solly Mosler
Ossie Davis ... Captain Harry Moradian
Robert F. Lyons ... Lt. Hugh Andrews
Steven M. Porter ... Yo-Yo Charlie
Paul Lambert ... Arthur Gerrard
Barry Pearl ... Johnny Glitter
Estee Chandler ... Cindy
Tim Rossovich ... Teddy Butts
Frank Doubleday ... Miles Gerrard
Howard Honig Howard Honig ... Sergeant Hal Baylor
Ross Hagen ... Ray Mitchell
Tracy Robert Austin Tracy Robert Austin ... Pat
Michael A. Andrews Michael A. Andrews ... Mike
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Storyline

Molly, former baby prostitute "Angel" from Sunset Boulevard, has managed to leave her street life with help of Lt. Andrews. She studies law at an university and aims to become attorney. When she learns that Andrews was shot during a failed observation by brutal gangsters, she returns downtown to take revenge. She frees Kit Carson from the old people's home and together with the other old friends she tracks down the bad guys. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Angel's back... with a vengeance See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Angel 2 See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,755,264, 13 January 1985, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$5,622,787
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Betsy Russell is 4 years younger than Donna Wilkes, who played Angel in the original movie. See more »

Goofs

18 minutes into the film when Angel is walking down Hollywood Boulevard in front of extras some are looking at the screen and the three girls in the booth actually point and wave to the camera. See more »

Quotes

Molly "Angel" Stewart: Well?
Solly Mosler: What are ya, workin' the streets again?
Molly "Angel" Stewart: Yeah, I am. I can find out a lot more on the streets as Angel than I can as Molly. Right Kit?
Kit Carson: Makes sense to me.
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Connections

Followed by Angel 4: Undercover (1994) See more »

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Performed by Jimmy Somerville
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Even lamer the second time around
6 November 2002 | by Wizard-8See all my reviews

At the beginning there is some promise to this sequel - there's a little zip, some decent exploitation, and it seems there will be more of an actual plot this time. Alas, as soon as Angel swears vengeance and hits the streets again, all the positive stuff generated up to that point is quickly flushed down the toilet. The production values barely meet that of a television drama of the time, there is more blatant and utterly unfunny comic relief (Calhoun really embarrasses himself), and the story moves at a snail's-pace, with only occasional (and dreary) "action" sequences. And once again, street-life is portrayed as being not all that bad, so much so that it too promotes boredom. Don't bother!


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