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Posted by Ronnie (Member # 465) on :
 
i came across the trailer for this movie. i see it has the guy who played skip in family ties and from trick or treat.
it also has the boy who played alfie in something special a.k.a. willy/milly.

has anyone see it? is it worth trying to get a copy?

check out the trailer: ZOO GANG
 
Posted by jdocster McFly you Irish bug (Member # 5752) on :
 
Ronnie,

Jeeze, I don't remember this at all...
 
Posted by Ronnie (Member # 465) on :
 
what do you think? i have never heard of it but it looks very 80s.
 
Posted by jdocster McFly you Irish bug (Member # 5752) on :
 
I say check it out... [Wink]
 
Posted by aTomiK (Member # 6575) on :
 
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The Zoo Gang is a fantastic teen movie!
Directed by Pen Densham (The Kiss) and witten by Densham and Stuart Birnbaum (Summer School)

The cast is awesome:

Tiffany Helm (Friday V, Reform School Girls) Jason Gedrick (The Heavely Kid, Iron Eagle)
Eric Gurry (Bad Boys, Willy/Milly) Marc Price (Trick or Treat, The Rescue)
Gina Battist and Jackie Earle Haley.

It was funny to see Price crossdressing again (did the same in The Rescue which i just watched).
Earle Haley was also very funny as one of the bullying Donnely brothers.

I loved the club scene in the beginning and the band called Living Dolls was great!
Nice fashion throughout the flick and let´s not forget the funny training montage.

The soundtrack rules but i could find only one song on YouTube (nice Rick Springfield style tune):

Gary O' - Get It While You Can http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6eMFPqw2hE

Highly recommended!

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[ 23. February 2012, 02:14: Message edited by: aTomiK ]
 
Posted by Secret Admirer (Member # 3574) on :
 
I haven't seen this one yet. I am definitely gonna track it down though - looks awesome.
 
Posted by Faust1979 (Member # 8548) on :
 
I remember this movie it's been a long time. The only thing I really remember is the kid driving the van
 
Posted by logan5 (Member # 1467) on :
 
Kinda cheesy, but watchable.
 
Posted by Valley (Member # 1322) on :
 
This movie is a must for any Jason Gedrick fan, but Jackie Earle Haley looks ridiculous with that glow in the dark hair.

Logan5 .. cheesy? really? .. "Step out of your pants and start walking"
 
Posted by logan5 (Member # 1467) on :
 
Made in Canada... a lone biker rides into town... a training sequence near the end. This is a b-movie with a capital 'B'.

I kinda liked the 2nd lead girl. Shame she didn't do more.

Eric Gurry is a mini-80's legend.
 


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