Tank Girl details
|Starring:||Lori Petty, Malcolm McDowell, Jeff Kober, Naomi Watts, Ice-T|
|Run time:||1 hour 39 minutes|
|Rental release:||25 Jun 2001|
|Dubbed:||German, French, Spanish, Italian|
|Subtitles:||Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish|
|Hearing impaired subtitles:||English, German|
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Silly In All The Right WaysBy Martin McCarthy from Glasgow, Scotland , 03 Sep 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]This is not a great film. The acting is nothing special. It jumps from live action to cartoonish animation and back. The plot is fragmented. There are holes you could drive a tank through...and indeed they do that. The special effects are unspectacular. And the prosthetic make-up can be seen peeling off some of the characters is places.
But it's a movie of a comic-strip and it is made in a very comic-strip fashion. That could be a huge turn-off...but for me it worked. Approach with low expectations...but with an open mind you might be pleasantly surprised.
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tanked upBy nurseboy (66 reviews) from oxford , 03 Aug 2013this was a surprisingly enjoyable rental dispite having low hopes for a wife related nostalgis rental. the soundtrack is awesome (something which will be bought seperatly) and allthough the acting is nothing special and there are some major holes in the plot and story..., and execution the thing that saved it for me was the personallity of tank girl ( think gwen steffani on crack) and the intercut pop art style animations really added the the overall image of the film and be warned the image is a pretty large part of all it is. still fun though
girl movieBy sakisami (11 reviews) , 19 Mar 2013loved the music and the action , great film to watch with the girls. I rembered watching this when i was a kid , still gave me the same pleasure.
Less of a tank, more of a blunderbussBy ChrisHarrison (12 reviews) , 02 Mar 2013Half way through this film, with Lori Petty dangling from a parachute, I asked myself 'would having a friend like this drive you up the wall?' One of the problems with Tank Girl is that you wish, just for a moment, she'd shut the **** up. I'm not familiar with the original comic strip so can't say if the director Rachel Talalay has captured some manic quality in the title character, but the incessant jibber jabber eventually took its toll. Along with some unconvincing fight scenes, Malcolm McDowell displaying more ham than an Italian butcher and a frankly ludicrous self-indulgent Busby Berkely routine the film is one for fans of the original character (and even then comic book fans can be notoriously fickle, so I can't really speak on their behalf.) I came to this film as part of a small 'Naomi Watts season' and she was the only reason I struggled through to the end. In retrospect it's easy to see why her career became what it did; her embryonic talent making the best of a sloppy script. I wouldn't tell people to avoid this film, there are moments when it packs a punch and a particular one liner from Tank Girl, as she pokes the barrel of her tank into the cab of a lorry and asks the driver if he's feeling a bit inadequate, are welcome gems. Maybe with a little less cinematic white noise the highlights might have had more impact.
Tank girl may roll onBy MattRae (6 reviews) from Whitehaven , 10 Nov 2011A cheap and nasty film with a good heart and with alot of mid-nineties gags along the way. Just the kind of movie I was brought up on.
Stay well awayBy milllll (1 review) from s.wales , 31 Aug 2010Huge Naomi Watts fan thats the only reason i gave this an outting. Big dissapointment. The script is diabolical. I found it a bit creepy too. If you are a Watts fan stick to something else.
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