Welcome Back Kotter meets A Clockwork Orange
Walter Hill's hip, super-stylized action film unfurls in a dystopian near-future, when various gangs control New York City. Each gang sports a unique moniker ('The Warriors,' 'The Baseball Furies,' 'T... read more
Directed by: Walter Hill
Release Date: February 9, 1979
DVD Release Date: January 16, 2001
Stats: 7,267 reviews
Flixster Reviews (7,267)
December 30, 2007
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A visionary cult-film with a vibrant flow. Walter Hill's The Warriors is a stylistic action-based film that possesses that futuristic vibe with a violent and urbanized tone. The film is an exceptional portrayal and interpretation of gang control and its ties with Greek mythology....
October 12, 2011
Come out to plaaaaaaaaay....
June 24, 2011
Walter Hill's The Warriors is a masterpiece.The film has a feel and atmosphere to it that you can't ignore.. Set in a Dystopian futuresque New York City, The Warriors tells the story of the Warriors gang who are framed for the murder of the most powerful gang leader in New York a...
May 14, 2011fb732260458
The movie may have a massive cult following, and it may have inspired a sense of youthful rebellion for a generation... and that's all great. But nothing excuses the film for its disappointing lack of energy, disastrously poor acting, and just plain uninspired set-pieces. Apart f...
January 30, 2011
A powerful gang leader at a city wide peace summit is shot and the Warriors are wrongfully accused. Now they must make it back to their home turf in one piece. Story based on a 1965 novel by Sol Yurick is vivid and consistently engaging, a model of how to edit an action thriller...
January 20, 2011
Not many people had heard about this movie until the video game of the same name appeared in the noughties. I must say that I have always been a fan of the movie and now that it has the video game coupled along with it, it is even more compelling. The accuracy with which the two ...
January 7, 2011
I didn't really like the fact that this movie had so many main characters, it made it hard to focus on the story, I think, but other than that it's a good movie. It has a great style, and it has a very modern and urban feeling. A good movie.
September 7, 2010
First time seeing this well known cult and first impressions were a kind of violent 'West Side Story' without song hehe but I admit I did enjoy this and its now wicked retro styles and imagery. Although the plot is cool and just a nice excuse for some gang fisticuffs, which is fi...
August 12, 2010
Ok maybe I missed something? Not quite sure about the cult status for this. It's a decent film with a young cast, and probably quite different at the time it was made. However it has a very simple plot, less fighting than I expected and a bit repetitive. I liked the almost comic ...
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