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Steel Dawn

R Released Nov 6, 1987 1h 42m Sci-Fi TRAILER for Steel Dawn: Trailer 1 List Steel Dawn: Trailer 1 Steel Dawn: Trailer 1 1:25 View more videos
Reviews 34% Audience Score 5,000+ Ratings A post-World War III swordsman (Patrick Swayze) defends a desert widow (Lisa Niemi) and her water-treatment farm. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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Walter Goodman New York Times The movie starts with the mysterious fighter standing on his head. Maybe it looks better that way. May 21, 2003 Full Review Caffeinated Clint Brag Magazine Classic Swayze, Unrelentless Action! Rated: 3/5 Feb 3, 2009 Full Review Michael Szymanski International Press Academy Rated: 2/5 Oct 7, 2005 Full Review Read all reviews

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Richard W It was great,great acting great storyline ,Swayze' is awesome, good fight scenes and lots of action and romance ,I own this movie and watch it once every so often. It's a classic Rated 5 out of 5 stars 05/08/24 Full Review markhorneyuk An absolute classic set in a post apocalyptic future. Some mad max, tank girl and fist of the north star lovers may like this. Packed with violence, martial arts and lots of action. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/23/24 Full Review Karen L I always wonder if, when actors and crew are in the midst of making a horrible movie, that they are aware of its horribleness. If it was not the case for this movie, then it must never be the case. Rated 0.5 out of 5 stars 08/09/23 Full Review james c Movies lo budg, but makes up for it with heart. Not half bad, rooted for neame. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 06/17/23 Full Review Zinjx W Pretty weak post-apocalyptic action, it helps if you're a Patrick Swayze fan. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 06/05/23 Full Review kevin c In an unspecified dystopian future where water is scarce, Patrick Swayze plays a drifter and former soldier who comes across a friendly compound run by a beautiful woman. Peace doesn't last long when another group come after them for their water and hire a killer to take care of Swayze. Classic 80's movie. Not great but follows a tried and true formula that most eighties movies followed. Fun rewatch. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis A post-World War III swordsman (Patrick Swayze) defends a desert widow (Lisa Niemi) and her water-treatment farm.
Director
Lance Hool
Producer
Conrad Hool, Lance Hool
Screenwriter
Doug Lefler
Distributor
Vestron Pictures
Production Co
Vestron Pictures, Silver Lion Films
Rating
R
Genre
Sci-Fi
Original Language
English
Release Date (Theaters)
Nov 6, 1987, Original
Release Date (Streaming)
Jan 1, 2009
Box Office (Gross USA)
$311.9K
Runtime
1h 42m
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