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Where the Day Takes You (1991)

A group of teen-age runaways try to survive in the streets of Los Angeles. Drugs, prostitution, violence and bureaucratic indifference all pose threats to the kids, who nevertheless prefer ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Rock Singer
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Greg
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Little J
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Manny
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Crasher (as James LeGros)
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Brenda
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Tommy Ray
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Ted
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Vikki
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Officer Black
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A group of teen-age runaways try to survive in the streets of Los Angeles. Drugs, prostitution, violence and bureaucratic indifference all pose threats to the kids, who nevertheless prefer this harsh life to going back to their families. Heather, somewhat older, provides some leadership and mothering to the kids. Written by Reid Gagle

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No parents. No rules.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for drug use, language and violence | See all certifications »
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11 September 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Lei de Cada Dia  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$390,152 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Will Smith's film debut. See more »

Quotes

King: It's 98.6 over here baby.
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Soundtracks

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Written and Performed by Melissa Etheridge
From the Island Records album "Melissa Etheridge" 1988
Produced by Craig Krampf, Kevin McCormick, Melissa Etheridge and Niko Bolas
Published by MLE Music/Almo Music Corp.(ASCAP)
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A marvelous performance by all
22 October 2002 | by (Frederick, Maryland, USA) – See all my reviews

Each actor/actress in this film plays to perfection. As usual, Sean Astin captured my imagination, and I couldn't believe that this was the same person who played Rudy. The plot is well written, and I was captivated by how realistic it was. I could totally see this happening not only in downtown L.A., but in any other big city as well. It was made in 1992, but like Rebel Without a Cause, it stays universal.


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