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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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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Thunder in the Night
Written by Hideo Inakuma, David F. Anthony
Performed by Attakk
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Tom Does Clint
10 February 2008 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Kid starring C. Thomas Howell is a High Plains Drifter modern knockoff and while it will never stand comparison to the Clint Eastwood classic it's not a bad film on its own.

We never know what Howell's real name is, but he's come to a sleepy, modern western town complete with the same long coat that Clint Eastwood wears and starts targeting a few of the town's citizens for demise. Trust me however, Howell's got a very good reason for wanting this. The only problem is with the last guy on his list, Dale Dye. He's away from town when Howell first arrives and the two people who befriend him are his children, Sarah Trigger and Brian Austin Green in his pre-90210 days. It doesn't detract from his main mission.

The ending is rather lame, it doesn't really holdup given the character motivation that is established for Howell. Still Kid is not a bad film and the western scenery is just fine.


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