A mysterious man returns to his former hometown to take revenge on the locals who murdered his parents when he was a boy.

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Kid
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Kate
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Metal Louie
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Luke
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Garvey
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Harlan
Damon Martin ...
Pete
Lenore Kasdorf ...
Alice
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Walters
Tony Epper ...
Truck
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Clarke
Don Baker ...
Jamie
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Bleeker
Fred Sugerman ...
Dad
Heather McNair ...
Mom
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A young man known as the Kid returns to the small town where his parents were murdered when he was a boy. He's there for revenge. Locals Kate and Louie befriend him, much to the annoyance of some of the town folk. Written by Rob Hartill

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Action | Thriller

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2 November 1990 (UK)  »

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Don Starr's last film. See more »

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Kate: [to Kid] I have nightmares sometimes, too. But they don't make me wake up screaming, they just leave me feeling kind of empty.
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Dance, Swing
Written by Brent Woods, Drew Hanna
Performed by Young Guns
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Engrossing B-movie
8 July 2002 | by (Boston) – See all my reviews

A neo-Western with the charismatic C. Thomas Howell surpassing his other notable performances as Ponyboy in The Outsiders and the lawyer/volleyball stud in Side Out. Kid will always have a spot on my video shelf as I caught it back in the day while I was still in the early years of High School and I loved it then and love it now. It even has David Silver as an outdated Metalhead who speaks in 80s cliches, and the gorgeous older sister who makes washing a horse look like the most appetizing chore this side of the Mississippi. Topping off the cast is the drill Sergeant from Full Metal Jacket and Dale Dye, both adding credibility to what could have been an otherwise cheap Cinemax snooze-fest. A lean, well-paced and sometimes laughable "flick" that could have benefited from a more intense climax, but works very well within its own means.


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