City Limits (1984)

USA, 1984
35mm film, colour, 1.85:1
stereo, English

An American science fiction film directed by Aaron Lipstadt.

Plot Summary

In the near future warring teenage gangs form an uneasy alliance to battle an evil corporation.


Directed by: Aaron Lipstadt
© 1984 The City Limits Venture
A Skouras Pictures release. A Sho Films Ltd. presentation in association with Videoform Pictures. Produced in association with Island Alive. A presentation of Sho Films, Ltd. and Videoform Pitures.
Executive Producer: Warren Goldberg
Produced by: Rupert Harvey, Barry Opper
Written by: Don Opper
From a Story by: Aaron Lipstadt, James Reigle
Photographed by: Tim Suhrstedt
Edited by: R.J. Kizer
Music by: Mitchell Froom
Sound Mixer: Mark Ulano
Costume Designer: Merril Greene
Make-Up: Kathryn Miles Logan
Hair Styles: Villella
Hair Dresser: Enid Arias
Special Pyrotechnics Effects: Theatrical Engines; Court Wizard Special Effects
Special Pyrotechnics Effects Supervision: Filmtrix
Special Visual Effects: The L.A. Effects Group, Inc.
Art Director: Cyd Smillie
Casting by: Annette Benson

Darrell Larson (Mick)
John Stockwell (Lee)
Kim Cattrall (Wickings)
Rae Dawn Chong (Yogi)
John Diehl (Whitey)
Don Opper (Sammy)
Danny de la Paz (Ray)
Norbert Weisser (Bolo)
Dean Devlin (Ernie)
Pamela Ludwig (Frankie)
Tony Plana (Ramos)
Robby Benson (Carver)
James Earl Jones (Albert)
Kelly Stuart (Ruth)
Matt Goulish (Billy)
Joanelle Nadine Romero (woman in desert)
Marcia Holley, Alan Marcus, Kane Hodder (unfriendly DAs)
Sean Ryan (Chris)
Catherine Harper (young Clipper)
Jennifer Balgobin (DA warrior)

Alternative Titles

I cavalieri del futuro – Italian title
Ai confini della città – Italian television title
Aima stin poli – Greek video title
Cidade Selvagem – Portuguese title
City Limits – Sie kennen kein Erbarmen – German DVD title
Ciudad sin límite – Spanish title
Granice miasta – Polish title
Limites da Cidade – Brazilian title
Nattens riddere – Norwegian title
Ta synora tis polis – Greek title
Väkivallan kadut – Finnish video title
Границы города – Russian title


L’Écran Fantastique no.51 (December 1984) p.40 – illustrated review
Monthly Film Bulletin vol.5 no.642 (July 1987) pp.222-223 – video review
Stills no.10 (February/March 1984) p.5 – note
Variety 22 May 1985 p.29, 30 – credits, review

Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.85 – credits