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Where the Day Takes You (1991)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  11 September 1992 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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 Stephen Stills
Published by Cotillon Music, Inc., Ten East Music
Springalo Toones & Richie Furay Music
Performed by Buffalo Springfield
Courtesy of Atco/East-West Records America
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Awesome. This is what star power should be used for!
16 March 1999 | by (SF, Ca) – See all my reviews

The exploits of the kids in this film are way too real. I used to live on the streets and this film is the first time I've seen street life without the Hollywood polish on it. Granted all the faces are familiar, and everyone in the film is a star, they play the parts with grit and realism. It's really great to see that this lifestyle is portrayed as less than glamourous, because all too often "homeless" movies make it seem like it's easy to get out of it........


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