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Tank Girl (1995)

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A girl is among the few survivors of a dystopian Earth. Riding a war tank, she fights against the tyranny of a mega-corporation that dominates the remaining potable water supply of the planet.

Director:

Rachel Talalay

Writers:

Alan Martin (comic strip), Jamie Hewlett (comic strip) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lori Petty ... Tank Girl
Ice-T ... T-Saint
Naomi Watts ... Jet Girl
Don Harvey ... Sgt. Small
Jeff Kober ... Booga
Reg E. Cathey ... Deetee
Scott Coffey ... Donner
Malcolm McDowell ... Kesslee
Stacy Linn Ramsower ... Sam
Ann Cusack ... Sub Girl
Brian Wimmer ... Richard
Iggy Pop ... Rat Face
Dawn Robinson Dawn Robinson ... Model
Billy L. Sullivan ... Max
James Hong ... Che'tsai
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Storyline

Tank Girl (Rebecca) and her friends are the only remaining citizens living in the wasteland that is Earth, where all the remaining water is controlled by Water and Power, the mega corporation/government that runs the territory. While incarcerated at W + P, Tank Girl and her new friend Jet Girl break out and steal... a tank and a jet. After meeting some mutant kangaroo/humans, and rescuing her little girl (adopted by her friends), the kangaroos and the girls kick Water and Powers' butt. Written by David Flaherty <flaherty@infohouse.com>

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That's just the way she likes it. See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 March 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Devojka tenk See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$4,064,333

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,600,000
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DTS | Dolby | DTS-Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

MGM faxed Deadline asking them for an "ideal cast" list; they selected Malcolm McDowell for Kesslee, but never believed MGM would actually contact him. See more »

Goofs

When Booga and Tank Girl are lying in bed together, the right sleeve of Booga's shirt is pulled up higher than the prosthetic kangaroo arm, clearly showing the actor's elbow. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Tank Girl: Listen up, cause I'm only telling you this once. I'm not bedtime story lady, so pay attention. It's 2033. The world is *screwed* now. You see, a while ago this humongous comet came crashing into the earth. Bam, total devastation. End of the world as we know it. No celebrities, no cable TV, no water. It hasn't rained in 11 years. Now 20 people gotta squeeze inside the same bathtub - so it ain't all bad.
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Boom Operator - Freddy Potatohead See more »

Connections

Referenced in Gorillaz: Phase One - Celebrity Take Down (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Mockingbird Girl
Written by Scott Weiland, Zander Schloss and Jeff Nolan
Performed by The Magnificent Bastards featuring Scott Weiland
Produced by Chris Goss and Scott Weiland
Scot Weiland and Victor Indrizzo appear courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corporation
Zander Schloss appears courtesy of Interscope Records
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Great movie!!!
24 August 2002 | by professorclintSee all my reviews

This one is destined to be a cult classic, if it already isn't. I have not seen the comic book but if you like your movies a little off kilter then, this one is great! Lori Petty was so perfect for the roll of Tank Girl it hurts. Not only does she look the part but she also manages to spout the one-liners in a way that has to make you laugh. I love the way they combine images from the comic strip with the live action. A kick-butt soundtrack, along with a great cast, and an awesome script makes this movie a must-see for any odd comedy fan.


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