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About the Movie
A battle of gigantic proportions is looming in the neon underground of New York City. The armies of the night number 100,000; they outnumber the police 5 to 1; and tonight they're after the Warriors—a street gang blamed unfairly for a rival gang leader's death. This contemporary action-adventure story takes place at night, underground, in the sub-culture of gang warfare that rages from Coney Island to Manhattan to the Bronx. Members of the Warriors fight for their lives, seek to survive in the urban jungle and learn the meaning of loyalty. This intense and stylized film is a dazzling achievement for cinematographer Andrew Laszlo.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 35
- Fresh: 31
- Rotten: 4
- Average Rating: 7.4/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: Just what is the fanboys' beef with the new DVD "Director's Cut" of The Warriors, anyway?
I am going to buy this movie and have seen it before at my cousins house. This movie is outstanding and one of the best movies ever made. My favorite. My advice...GET THIS MOVIE. You will not regret it.
Great Movie, but... DO NOT GET IT ON ITUNES!!
Needless to say this movie is a classic, however, you can buy this at Target right now for 7.50, with the actual case. So what would you rather do? Would you rather buy this and only have the file on your computer, or have the sweet cover to stare at all day for LESS MONEY!!!
Cult Classic Allstar
The Warriors may be a camp conceptual ballet choreographer's vision of street life, but it still rocks the bells. The names, the music, the design, the simple story (and don't forget those jackets) are flick knife sharp. Why don't gangs this uber kuhl exist anymore? Because they never did, or can't you remember that, old maaaan? On the train journey home, contrast the affluent optimism of the young couples, laughing with flowers after the big show, with the filthy, bedraggled and hopeless ghetto pride of Swan and his desperate squeeze. Only one side of the carriage looks embarrassed, and it ain't the Warriors, baby.
- Genre: Action & Adventure
- Released: 1979
- © 1979 Paramount Pictures Corporation. All Rights Reserved.