The Warriors

(1979)

Overview

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.

  1. Walter Hill

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Sol Yurick

    Novel

  3. David Shaber

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Michael Beck

    Michael Beck

    Swan

  2. James Remar

    James Remar

    Ajax

  3. David Patrick Kelly

    David Patrick Kelly

    Luther

  4. Dorsey Wright

    Dorsey Wright

    Cleon

  5. David Harris

    David Harris

    Cochise

Full Cast & Crew

The Warriors
The Warriors

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Status Released

Release Information

  • February 9, 1979
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 33m

Budget $4,000,000.00

Revenue $22,490,039.00

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