The 1979 film The Warriors took place in New York City during a time when New York had a reputation as a crime-infested wasteland filled with garbage and graffiti. It never was as bad as portrayed in the media, and the city is different now, but the movie lives on. To younger viewers, it seems to be set in a post-apocalyptic future, while old-timers know the movie, and the book it's based on, are relics of their era. If you are a fan of the movie, you might want to learn some trivia about the making of The Warriors.
5. It had a comic book series that filled in plot points.
As of now the comic is online and should be easy to find, but it occurs after the events of the movie. The gang attempts to free Ajax and the individual members continue to develop after returning to Coney.
4. Robert DeNiro was supposed to have a part.
It’s not really certain why he was never cast in the role of Cowboy but the rumors are that he simply passed on it or that the director didn’t want him there. In truth it would have given the film the star power it needed.
Read more trivia about the film The Warriors at TVOM.