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Lost Angels (1989)

R | | Drama | 5 May 1989 (USA)
A troubled youth from a split Los Angeles family is sent to a private psychiatric hospital after a violent scrape with the police. In the hospital, he makes a connection with one of the doctors who has his own problems.

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A troubled youth from a split Los Angeles family is sent to a private psychiatric hospital after a violent scrape with the police. In the hospital, he makes a connection with one of the doctors who has his own problems.

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When no one cares, it's hard to find your way back home. See more »

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5 May 1989 (USA)  »

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The Road Home  »

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$1,247,946 (USA)
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The mental institution used was Camarillo State Hospital in Camarillo, CA, which was closed and converted to California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI). See more »

Quotes

Dr. Charles Loftis: We used to say it took a year. Remember? A year to put a kid right. Sure, that just happened to be what the insurance covered. But now they cut it back to two, three months, and presto! we cure them in two or three months.
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Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah
Performed by The Pogues
Written by Shane MacGowan
Courtesy of Pogue Mahone/WEA Records Ltd.
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Adrock gives a good performance, but the film is a dud
30 November 2006 | by (Santa Cruz, CA) – See all my reviews

Adam Horowitz a.k.a. King AdRock of the Beastie Boys puts in a surprisingly good performance as a troubled teen here, but overall the film is pretty unremarkable. King AdRock and Donald Sutherland? That lineup has cult classic written all over it, but unfortunately, there really ain't a whole lot going on here. There are some great scenes where Adrock gets mad, gets in fights or complains about things, but they are the only high points. Worth watching if you're a Beasties fan, if only to see that Adrock is actually a good actor, but that's it. The film is slow moving and very serious and not even Adrock and Donald Sutherland can save it. Adrock should get back into acting, he's funny as hell, too.


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