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« on: June 02, 2013, 05:35:48 AM »

Melody (Mimi Lesseos) is a writer/reporter for some newspaper in Hollywood. While gathering information on the strip she meets two homeless kids. She provides shelter at her place because a crazed street pimp is killing teenage runaways. Time to clean up the streets - Melody is trained in martial arts and she's also a war heroine!

Looks and smells like a cheap Cynthia Rothrock knock off but it's not. It's cheap alright, but there isn't much fighting going on. Streets of Rage appears to be a vanity project by former female wrestler Mimi Lesseos. She produced the movie and wrote the script, and was most likely hoping for a breakthrough in the B-filmbiz. Looking at her IMDb resume it never happened though.
If you dig mid-90s home video production values, sunny urban setting, smooth jazz score and a former female wrestler showing off her buff body in tight clothing while neck-breaking bad guys than this might be right up your alley. Too much average dull cheese for my liking. I'll rate it 2.5/5.

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« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2013, 08:42:54 AM »

Thanks for the warning-cuz I have a tendencie to buy anything that has a kung fu looking girl on the cover.

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« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2013, 10:23:58 AM »

Porno music in the trailer?!  I had my kids in the room with me, and I was worried what they were going to see. 

Thanks for the warning-cuz I have a tendencie to buy anything that has a kung fu looking girl on the cover.

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« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2013, 10:51:58 PM »

That woman is extremely unattractive ... but I want to see her naked, anyway.   Question

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« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2013, 11:30:13 PM »

Not to be nitpicking, but the synopsis you put has Melody being the one who offers shelter and one who refuses shelter. :/

The cover is generic 90's action flick, and it looks like it was made on cardboard budget.

In the trailer, the guy trying to seduce the lady has a worse accent than Tommy Wiseau.

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