Director Walter Hill’s 1979 New York gang flick The Warriors has proved a cult classic. Photo: Alamy

Classic American films: The Warriors – Walter Hill’s cult 1979 New York gang flick remains a single-minded achievement

  • The story of a Coney Island street gang fighting to get home through other gangs and the police, The Warriors is dated but full of attitude
  • The film reflects New York City in the 1970s at its most lawless and became a cult classic
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Director Walter Hill’s 1979 New York gang flick The Warriors has proved a cult classic. Photo: Alamy
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