Lizzies

Lizzies
LizziesLogo.jpg

The logo of the Lizzies.
General information
Leaders Starr
Notable members Sarah, Roxanna, Dana, Sheera, Hollie, Alice
Territory Union Square, Manhattan
Founding Sometime before May 20, 1979
Allies Punks
Rivals The Warriors, Electric Eliminators


The Lizzies were a street gang in New York City around the time of the meeting.

The Lizzies were well-known for being an all-female gang, whose territory was Union Square, Manhattan.

When Cyrus was killed at the meeting, the blame was placed on The Warriors, and a search for The Warriors began. The Lizzies were one of the gangs to confront The Warriors at this time, as they were able to seduce three members of the gang - Vermin, Cochise and Rembrandt - and take them to their hangout. At the hangout, Vermin and Cochise were lulled into a false sense of security, and the Lizzies attempted to kill the trio by drawing handguns on the gang. However, Rembrandt was able to warn his fellow Warriors and they were able to escape, with Rembrandt only receiving a cut on the arm.

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[edit] History

[edit] Formation

The Lizzies were founded sometime before May 20, 1979 as an all-female gang, and adopted Union Square in Bowery, Manhattan as their territory.[1]

[edit] Battling the Electric Eliminators

On May 20, the Lizzies battled the Electric Eliminators in Bowery. The Lizzies won the battle, and their victory was later reported by the D.J. on the gang radio station.

[edit] Seducing The Warriors

See also: The Warriors (film), Friendly Faces

Following the meeting in Van Cortlandt Park, the Bronx, which saw the death of Cyrus, the leader of the Gramercy Riffs, a request was sent out by the Riffs for the Coney Island-based gang The Warriors to be captured. The Lizzies were one of the gangs to respond to this request; at Union Square, a group of Lizzies came across three members of The Warriors: Vermin, Cochise and Rembrandt. The Lizzies led the three members of The Warriors back to their hangout, where they attempted to seduce the trio; Vermin and Cochise were easily seduced by members of the Lizzies. Rembrandt remained uneasy while at the Lizzies' hangout, and was the first to become aware that the Lizzies wanted to kill The Warriors; Rembrandt was able to warn Vermin and Cochise, and the trio were able to escape. Despite their use of handguns and knives, the Lizzies were unable to kill any of The Warriors, although they were able to cut Rembrandt's arm with a knife.[2][3]

[edit] Members

[edit] Behind the scenes

The Lizzies first appeared in the 1979 film The Warriors; they had a supporting role, as they were one of the gangs that battled The Warriors after the meeting.[2] The Lizzies later appeared in the 2005 video game The Warriors; in the video game, they were seen and mentioned several times.[1]

[edit] Appearances

[edit] Sources

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Warriors (video game)
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Warriors (film)
  3. The Warriors (video game) - "Friendly Faces"
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