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Children of the Night (1985)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  26 October 1985 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Lois Lee
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Roy Spanish
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Valerie
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Kevin (as Wally Ward)
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Dr. Norris
Marta Kober ...
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Brandy
Michael Shaner ...
Jerry
Vincent J. Isaac ...
Jink
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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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In the opening of the film, we see a preacher follow 2 of the girls on the street. We hear one of the girls yell "Buzz off!" but her mouth says something nastier. 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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"I'M GONNA SWEEP THOSE HOOKERS RIGHT OFFA' THE STREET..."
15 August 2000 | by (NYC, USA) – See all my reviews

Kathleen Quinlan as suburban do-gooder. She's on a mission to help run-away teens off of the streets, and into her over-crowded home. The taming of the wild street children proves quite a challenge.

Lots of teens-in-despair here. Lots of 80's fashions (hair, make-up, bracelets, Oh My)

Watchable only because the movie's musical theme is Pat Benatar's "Hell is for Children".


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