Dead End Drive-In
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Dead End Drive-In (1986, AUS) is a Thriller film directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith.
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- Released in 1986
- Running Time: 88 min
- Production Co: New South Wales Film Corp. | Springvale Productions
- Distribution Co: Greater Union Organisation (GUO) (1986) (Australia) (theatrical) | New World Pictures (1986) (USA) (theatrical)
- Directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith
- Written by Peter Carey, Peter Smalley
- Starring Ned Manning, Natalie McCurry, Peter Whitford
- Produced by Damien Parer, Andrew Williams
- Original Music by Frank Strangio
- Cinematography by Paul Murphy
- Film Editing by Alan Lake, Lee Smith
- In the future, a health nut and his tag-along girlfriend become trapped in a drive-in theater that has become a concentration camp for outcast youths, who are placated with new wave music, junk food, drugs, exploitation movies, and racism.
Also Known As
- Crabs.. die Zukunft sind wir (Germany)
- Dead End (USA) (short title)
- Le Drive in de l'enfer (France)
- Escalation (Germany)
- There's a party every day, a movie every night, and all the junk food you can eat. What more can a kid want... except to get out.
- The price of admission is the rest of your life.