Some films smash box office records, others use their mega-budgets to achieve cinematic and economic success whereas others just rely on the quality of the story and the audience that watches it. The Warriors is the latter.
The cult film, an American action thriller film based on Sol Yurick’s 1965 novel of the same name, was released in 1979 and has continued to gain notoriety to this day. The story centres on a New York City gang who must make an urban journey of 30 miles (48 km), from the north end of The Bronx to their home turf in Coney Island in southern Brooklyn, after they are framed for the murder of a respected gang leader.
As talks of a lucrative TV deal with Hulu continues to swirl and with the news of the soundtrack being released on vinyl, we thought we’d take a look behind the scenes at one of the most iconic cult films from the 70’s.
Take a look below and ask yourself “CAN YOU DIG IT?”