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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)  »

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A Lei de Cada Dia  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$390,152 (USA)
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Written by Melissa Etheridge and Kevin McCormick
Performed by Melissa Etheridge
From the Island Records album "Brave and Crazy" 1989
Produced by Kevin McCormick, Niko Bolas, Melissa Etheridge
Published by MLE Music/Almo Music Corp.(ASCAP)
Used by permission of EMI Blackwood Music/This Way Out Music
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9 March 2002 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

Where the day takes you I found to be a really interesting film. Seeing all those big names (Sean Astin, Will Smith, Dermot Mulroney & Rikki Lake) before they all really became famous was great. They all played thier parts amazigly well and the way the movie was done was great. Marc Rocco should be proud. I found it very true to the way life on the street is and think more movies like this should be done, but I suppose it's just that every so often you find one of these movies, and that they're unreplaceable.


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