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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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Storyline

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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Life Has Pushed Him Into A Corner... And He's Comin' Out Fighting. See more »

Genres:

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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In 1995, around twelve years after this film first was released, actor Sean Penn would portray a prison inmate again in Dead Man Walking (1995). This was the same year when the other Bad Boys (1995) movie came out. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Paco's mother is packing her dead son's belongings away, Paco says to his mother "I have to do it!" It comes up as the same words on the screen twice. But when he says it the second time, he says something different in the language he is speaking. See more »

Quotes

Mick O'Brien: Hey. What are the odds on me now, Perretti?
Perretti: Three to two... against you. Nothing personal.
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Pelo de Alambre
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Great Film with some heart-wrenching acting
11 January 1999 | by (Miami, FL) – See all my reviews

This film has to be one of the best youth crime dramas around. Sean Penn delivers a strong performance as a troubled youth, without the will but the courage to change his ways. Ally Sheedy also delivers a strong performance as the sole light in Penn's insane lifestyle. Esai Morales delivers a strong performance as a youth who has takes the wrong roads in life. Buckle up, and get ready for an emotional ride by some talented actors/writers/director in this movie.


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