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The Runnin' Kind (1989)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  8 September 1989 (USA)
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An Ohio teen moves to L.A. to find fame as a rock musician and to find a drummer.

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An Ohio teen moves to L.A. to find fame as a rock musician and to find a drummer.

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Girl in Line: I'm gonna get so messed up tonight people are going to have to remind me I'm a member of the human race.
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Your Good Girl (Is Gonna Go Bad)
Written by Billy Sherrill & Glen Sutton
Performed by The Screaming Sirens
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A Great Film About The LA Punk Scene!
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One of the best 80's punk movies out there. It's about a guy that works in his father's office and decides to break free of that life for a life of partying, clubs, and a punk rock lifestyle. It's full of laughs, good music, and life lessons. I didn't have many expectations before watching this movie, but I was pleasantly surprised. If you can find it then watch it! Even if you just like fun, 80's, teen angst kind of movies, this one is for you. Great music (TSOL makes an appearance) and the acting wasn't half bad. I recommend this movie to anyone who has ever felt like "breaking free" of their normal routine and figuring out what living it up is all about.


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