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Savage Dawn (1985)

Not Rated | | Drama, Action | 22 May 1986 (West Germany)
A vicious biker gang takes over a small town in Arizona. A Vietnam War vet passing through town and a few locals with nothing to lose go to war with the gang's ruthless leader.

Director:

Simon Nuchtern

Writers:

Bill Milling (as William P. Milling), Max Bloom (additional material by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
George Kennedy ... Tick Rand
Richard Lynch ... Rev. Romano
Karen Black ... Rachel
Claudia Udy Claudia Udy ... Katie Rand
Lance Henriksen ... Stryker
Lewis Van Bergen ... Deputy Joe Bob
Leo Gordon ... Sheriff
Michael Sharrett ... Danny Rand
Kevin Thompson ... Virgil
Hal Sweesy Hal Sweesy ... Willard (as Hal Sweezy)
Kari Gibson Fraser ... Fran (as Kari Gibson)
William Forsythe ... Pigiron (as Bill Forsythe)
John Lisbon Wood John Lisbon Wood ... Savage Spyder
Charles Hyman Charles Hyman ... Savage Meatrack
Scott Edmund Lane ... Savage Joyboy
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Storyline

Stryker, a former soldier arrives in the small Texas town of Aqua Dulce to visit his friend Tick Rand. Things good well till a biker gang who call themselves the "Savages" cause problems and later on take over the town. Stryker, who has had enough of fighting after being a soldier refuses to fight back till a tragedy happens. Written by Jeffrey M

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The reign of terror is about to end

Genres:

Drama | Action

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 May 1986 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Alba selvaggia See more »

Filming Locations:

Rosamond, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mag Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color
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Quotes

Stryker: Don't touch me, unless you love me.
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Soundtracks

Wild Dawn Knights
Music by Pino Donaggio
Lyrics by Paolo Steffan
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A cool movie about motorcycle gangs.
25 July 2005 | by jeffman52001See all my reviews

Savage Dawn, I think is an awesome movie, a great cast like Lance Henriksen, William Forsythe, George Kennedy, Karen Black, Richard Lynch, Mickey Jones,and a small appearance by the late Sam Kinison make this 1985 movie really rock.

The film starts out with Stryker,riding his motorcycle on his way to see his friend Tick Rand at the small town of Agua Dulce, Texas. They talk for awhile. Later they are at a bar which has a contest where they have a fight. A motorcycle gang ride in,it is the "Savages", led by Pigiron, the Savages start trouble and they turn the town into their own playground. Later,some of the people fight back. Stryker doesn't want to fight,Tick does help the people. Stryker does show up to help out.

This film is a very awesome action flick.


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