The Warriors

The Warriors (1979)

These are the armies of the night.

  • Genre: Action, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1979-02-08
  • User Rating: 7.6/10 from 1107 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 33min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Paramount
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Prominent gang leader Cyrus calls a meeting of New York's gangs to set aside their turf wars and take over the city. At the meeting, a rival leader kills Cyrus, but a Coney Island gang called the Warriors is wrongly blamed for Cyrus' death. Before you know it, the cops and every gangbanger in town is hot on the Warriors' trail.

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  • Michael Beck

    as Swan
  • James Remar

    as Ajax
  • David Patrick Kelly

    as Luther
  • Dorsey Wright

    as Cleon
  • David Harris

    as Cochise
  • Deborah Van Valkenburgh

    as Mercy
  • Brian Tyler

    as Snow
  • Steve James

    as Baseball Fury
  • Tom McKitterick

    as Cowboy
  • Marcelino Sanchez

    as Rembrandt
  • Terry Michos

    as Vermin
  • Roger Hill

    as Cyrus
  • Lynne Thigpen

    as D.J.
  • Mercedes Ruehl

    as Policewoman
  • John Snyder

    as Gas Station Man
  • Irwin Keyes

    as Policeman in Park
  • Antone Pagan

    as Gang Leader on Subway Stairs (uncredited)
  • Sonny Landham

    as Policeman in Subway Station
  • Thomas G. Waites

    as Fox (uncredited)
  • Johnny Barnes

    as Turnbull A.C.
Production Frank Marshall Executive Producer
Production Joel Silver Associate Producer
Production Lawrence Gordon Producer
Writing Walter Hill Screenplay
Directing Walter Hill Director
Camera Andrew Laszlo Director of Photography
Editing Susan E. Morse Editor
Sound Barry De Vorzon Music
Writing David Shaber Screenplay
Editing David Holden Editor
Writing Sol Yurick Novel
Art Dan Perri Title Designer
Art Don Swanagan Art Direction
Art Robert Wightman Art Direction