Great Job, Internet!: The Warriors come out to play, ride the subway one more time

On September 13, 2015, the original cast of The Warriors put on their old vests and reunited for one last ride to their home turf of Coney Island. That ride was captured on video for Rolling Stone‘s website and was part of a larger Warriors Festival held in New York City to celebrate the 36th anniversary of the release of the cult classic.

Based on Sol Yurick’s 1965 novel of the same name, 1979’s The Warriors had a tumultuous release with rumors of vandalism and violence breaking out at showings of the film resulting in Paramount pulling advertising for the movie. Critics generally panned Walter Hill’s film although critic Roger Ebert mentioned in a review of Hill’s Southern Comfort in 1981, that perhaps he overlooked some of the film’s positive qualities due to the very broad manner in which Hill paints his characters …

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