Tank Girl Movie Review 1994

Information and Film Reviews for Tank Girl the Movie

Staff rating


Visitor rating
1.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

Big-budget adaption of the underground British comic book about a brash punker chick (Petty), her mutant friends, and the evil establishment in the post-apocalyptic future. The heavily armed pixie battles the tyrannical Department of Water and Power, run by evil Dr. Kesslee (McDowell), for control of the world's water supply in the year 2033. Straying a bit too far from the source comic, the plot (such as it is) is crammed into a rigid action-movie structure that lacks excitement. Plays like a cheap Gen-X marketing ploy with its bizarre mixture of pop culture references and a hipper-than-thou soundtrack coordinated by Courtney Love.

Distribution

MGM Home Entertainment, 2500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404-6061, Phone: (310)449-3000, Fax: (310)449-3100, URL: http://www.mgmhomevideo.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 104 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Post-Apocalypse, Fantasy, Live Action/Animation Combos, Adapted from a Cartoon, Rebel With a Cause, Cyberpunk
Screenplay
Tedi Sarafian
Cast
Lori Petty, Malcolm McDowell, Ice-T, Naomi Watts, Jeff Kober, Reg E. Cathey, Scott Coffey, Ann Cusack, Don Harvey, Brian Wimmer, Stacey Linn Ramsower, Iggy Pop, Ann Magnuson
Cinematography
Gale Tattersall
Director
Rachel Talalay
Music
Graeme Revell
Other
James Symons
Producer
Richard B. Lewis, Pen Densham, John Watson, Tom Astor, Aron Warner, Trilogy Entertainment Group, United Artists Pictures

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