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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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Directed by

Walter Hill

Written by

Walter Hill (Screenplay)
David Shaber (Screenplay)
Sol Yurick (Novel)

Runtime

93 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

These are the armies of the night.

Cast

Keywords

new york city gangster gang cult film disc jockey warrior street gang gang war girl gang coney island gang member new york subway the warriors

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