History Trivia / TheWarriors

6th Dec '17 7:03:03 PM Zeiss
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** A couple of accidental blink-and-you-miss-it glimpses of subway station ads for ''Film/{{Grease}}'', ''[[Film/HeavenCanWait1978 Heaven Can Wait]]'', and ''Film/FoulPlay'' give away ''The Warriors'' production being done during summer 1978.

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** A couple of few accidental blink-and-you-miss-it glimpses of subway station ads for ''Film/{{Grease}}'', ''[[Film/HeavenCanWait1978 Heaven Can Wait]]'', and ''Film/FoulPlay'' give away ''The Warriors'' production being done during summer 1978.
6th Dec '17 7:01:58 PM Zeiss
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** Creator/TonyDanza was set to play a role, but chose to star on the sitcom ''Series/{{Taxi}}'', instead.

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** Creator/TonyDanza Tony Danza was set to play a role, but chose to star on the sitcom ''Series/{{Taxi}}'', instead.
6th Dec '17 7:01:22 PM Zeiss
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Completely averted, as the film was shot entirely on the actual streets, subways, and locations in New York City. The subway bathroom where the Warriors and the Punks battle was the only constructed set for the production.


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** A couple of accidental blink-and-you-miss-it glimpses of subway station ads for ''Film/{{Grease}}'', ''[[Film/HeavenCanWait1978 Heaven Can Wait]]'', and ''Film/FoulPlay'' give away ''The Warriors'' production being done during summer 1978.
26th Jul '17 11:16:16 PM jormis29
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* ThrowItIn: David Patrick Kelly ad-libbed the iconic scene in which he clanks the empty bottles together and calls out a challenge to the Warriors (originally, it was supposed to be dead pigeons, but the empty bottles worked better). Ajax's James Remar also ad-libbed his line, "I'm gonna shove that bat up your ass and turn you into a Popsicle!"

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* ThrowItIn: David Patrick Kelly ad-libbed the iconic scene in which he clanks the empty bottles together and calls out a challenge to the Warriors (originally, it was supposed to be dead pigeons, but the empty bottles worked better). Ajax's James Remar Creator/JamesRemar also ad-libbed his line, "I'm gonna shove that bat up your ass and turn you into a Popsicle!"
20th Jul '17 10:24:04 AM ClintEastwood
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** Tony Scott tried to get a remake off the ground for several years, which was ended by his suicide in 2012.

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** Tony Scott Creator/TonyScott tried to get a remake off the ground for several years, which was ended by his suicide in 2012.
6th Apr '17 8:59:12 PM Pren
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** A spiritual sequel (unrelated to the film) was planned by Rockstar. The game was to be titled ''We Are The Mods'' and was to be set in 1960s England during the mods and rockers brawls.

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** A spiritual sequel (unrelated to the film) was planned by Rockstar. The game was to be titled ''We Are The Mods'' and was to be set in 1960s England during the mods and rockers brawls.brawls.
** Tony Scott tried to get a remake off the ground for several years, which was ended by his suicide in 2012.
21st Jan '17 7:19:43 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: Particularly ironic since - at least according to director Creator/WalterHill - the film was supposed to be set TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture.
11th Oct '16 8:24:52 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* BasedOnATrueStory[=/=]{{Expy}}: story is a version of Creator/{{Xenophon}}'s ''Literature/{{Anabasis}}''



* TakeThat: Sol Yurick wrote it as a rebuttal to ''Theatre/WestSideStory'''s romanticized view of street gangs due to [[WriteWhatYouKnow his time working in the New York City Welfare Office]].

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* TakeThat: Sol Yurick wrote it as a rebuttal to ''Theatre/WestSideStory'''s romanticized view of street gangs due to [[WriteWhatYouKnow McLeaned: Thomas G. Waites (Fox) was fired eight weeks into principal photography, for being difficult and arguing with Walter Hill, so his time working character was removed from the movie when a cop threw him into the path of a train during a fight. To this day, Hill felt bad about the rough times he has with Waites. Waites is not in the New York City Welfare Office]].final credits because he demanded that his name be removed.



** Tony Danza was set to play a role, but chose to star on the sitcom ''Series/{{Taxi}}'', instead.

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** Tony Danza Creator/TonyDanza was set to play a role, but chose to star on the sitcom ''Series/{{Taxi}}'', instead.instead.
** Creator/RobertDeNiro was asked to be Cowboy, but he passed on it.
1st Jun '16 1:11:23 PM Kimarous
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* BasedOnATrueStory[=/=]{{Expy}}: story is a version of {{Xenophon}}'s ''{{Anabasis}}''

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* BasedOnATrueStory[=/=]{{Expy}}: story is a version of {{Xenophon}}'s ''{{Anabasis}}''Creator/{{Xenophon}}'s ''Literature/{{Anabasis}}''



* TakeThat: Sol Yurick wrote it as a rebuttal to ''WestSideStory'''s romanticized view of street gangs due to [[WriteWhatYouKnow his time working in the New York City Welfare Office]].

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* TakeThat: Sol Yurick wrote it as a rebuttal to ''WestSideStory'''s ''Theatre/WestSideStory'''s romanticized view of street gangs due to [[WriteWhatYouKnow his time working in the New York City Welfare Office]].



** TonyDanza was set to play a role, but chose to star on the sitcom ''Series/{{Taxi}}'', instead.

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** TonyDanza Tony Danza was set to play a role, but chose to star on the sitcom ''Series/{{Taxi}}'', instead.
30th Apr '16 11:01:14 PM UnprepossessingFrog
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** Orignally, the film was a going to have an all black and Hispanic cast much like in the book.

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** Orignally, Originally, the film was a going to have an all black and Hispanic cast much like in the book.
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