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Children of the Night (1985)

Fact-based drama about a sociology graduate (Kathleen Quinlan) who starts working with teen prostitutes in Hollywood. The film does not draw back on its depiction of the brutality that the ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lois Lee
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Larry
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Roy Spanish
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Valerie
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Kevin (as Wally Ward)
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Tom
David L. Crowley ...
Marty (as David Crowley)
Donald Hotton ...
Dr. Norris
Marta Kober ...
Linda
Laura Esterman ...
Arlene
Sherri Stone ...
Brandy
Michael Shaner ...
Jerry
Vincent J. Isaac ...
Jink
Michelle Ann Martin ...
Ginger
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Wanda
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Fact-based drama about a sociology graduate (Kathleen Quinlan) who starts working with teen prostitutes in Hollywood. The film does not draw back on its depiction of the brutality that the teens face nor of the exploitation that occurs from the pimps and johns who use them. Pat Benatar's song "Hell Is For Children" is used to set the film's theme. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Valerie calls Lois for help because a trick stole all her clothes. When Lois takes her back to her own house, she is high on drugs. How did Valerie have Lois' business card or drugs if she had no clothes or purse? See more »

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Roy Spanish: You got enough mouth for five rows of teeth.
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Hell is for Children
Performed by Pat Benatar
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Eighties trauma drama extraordinaire.
22 May 2001 | by (Reno, NV) – See all my reviews

I cant' believe I remember this movie all to well from back in 1985! It seems just like yesterday. Very gritty and very realistic. I remember being scared to death by this when I was a pre-teen. An excellent book called Seeing Through the Eighties by Jane Feuer references this movie several time. Excellent


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