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Wild Thing (1987)

PG-13
92 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A child witnesses drug dealers murder his parents. He escapes and grows up wild in the city's slums. Years later he emerges to help the residents of the area who are being terrorized by street gangs and drug dealers.
Director
Writers
Larry Stamper (story) | John Sayles (story) (screenplay)
Cinematographer
René Verzier (as Rene Verzier)
Casting Director
Production Designers
Jocelyn Joly (as Jocelyn Joli) | John Meighen
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Updated Apr 17, 1987

Release date
Apr 17, 1987 (United States)

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Robert Knepper
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Robert Davi
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Maury Chaykin
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Guillaume Lemay-Thivierge
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Robert Bednarski
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Clark Johnson
Winston Winston   See fewer
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Sean Hewitt
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Theo Caesar
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Robert Ozores
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Sonny Forbes
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Johnny O'Neil
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Richard Raybourne
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Freddie James
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George Popovich
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Ron Lea
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Lynne Adams
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Mutsumi Takahashi
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5.2 / 10 | 506 votes