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Bad Boys (1983)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  25 March 1983 (USA)
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Chicago crime kid Mick O'Brien is sent to reform school after accidentally killing Paco Moreno's kid brother.

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Chicago crime kid Mick O'Brien has been sent to a juvenile prison for vehicular manslaughter. Most unfortunately, the person he kills is the kid brother of his nemesis Paco Moreno, who vows revenge by raping Mick's girlfriend. Paco is caught and sent to the same prison where he re-works his revenge plan, and Mick has no choice but to defend himself. Written by watzdabigdeal

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There's Only One Person Left Who Believes Mick O'Brien Can Make It... Mick O'Brien. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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25 March 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Anilika katharmata  »

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$9,200,000 (USA)
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Trivia

All the actors did their own stunts. See more »

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Obvious mannequin that Mick hits into when crashing the car. See more »

Quotes

Horowitz: What are you afraid of?
Mick O'Brien: I ain't afraid of anything.
Horowitz: Hey, after what you did to Viking and Tweety, you're IT!
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References Leave It to Beaver (1957) See more »

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Man On Your Mind
Performed by The Little River Band (as Little River Band)
Courtesy Capitol Records, Inc.
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Penn At His Grittiest
26 November 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

This is probably one of the grittiest teen flicks to ever come out. This film puts all the films in the Dead End kids to shame. Sean Penn is perfect as Mick and Esai Morales is great as Paco. Also, this film as well as the similarly themed Born Innocent pulls no punches as it shows how the juvenile justice system which is supposed to rehabilitate young offenders does just the opposite and makes them even more hardened. This truly is one of the best films of the 1980's.


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