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Release Date:
11 September 1992 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
No parents. No rules.
Plot:
A group of teen-age runaways try to survive in the streets of Los Angeles. Drugs, prostitution, violence... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Just a flat out great movie See more (31 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Laura San Giacomo ... The Interviewer

Dermot Mulroney ... King

Robert Knepper ... Rock Singer

Sean Astin ... Greg

Balthazar Getty ... Little J

Will Smith ... Manny

James Le Gros ... Crasher (as James LeGros)

Ricki Lake ... Brenda

Lara Flynn Boyle ... Heather

Peter Dobson ... Tommy Ray

Kyle MacLachlan ... Ted

Nancy McKeon ... Vikki

Adam Baldwin ... Officer Black

Rachel Ticotin ... Officer Landers

Alyssa Milano ... Kimmy
Debbie James ... Mrs. Burtis

David Arquette ... Rob

Leo Rossi ... Mr. Burtis
Ken Kerman ... Older Cop

Stephen Tobolowsky ... Charles
Cynthia Szigeti ... Counselor

Joey Dedio ... Teen
Dennis Phun ... Korean Man
Michael Maguire ... Cop #2
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Kimberly Bailey ... (unconfirmed)
Cheryl Moore ... Bag Lady (uncredited)

Angela Torrez Parker ... Blue, Runaway Teen (uncredited)

Christian Slater ... Social Worker (uncredited)

Directed by
Marc Rocco 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Michael Hitchcock 
Marc Rocco 
Kurt Voss 

Produced by
Lisa M. Hansen .... executive producer
Paul Hertzberg .... producer
Catalaine Knell .... co-producer
Guy J. Louthan .... line producer
Donald C. McKeon .... co-executive producer
Philip McKeon .... co-producer
Marc Rocco .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Mark Morgan 
 
Cinematography by
King Baggot 
 
Film Editing by
Russell Livingstone 
 
Casting by
Mary Jo Slater 
 
Production Design by
Kirk M. Petruccelli 
 
Set Decoration by
Greg J. Grande 
 
Costume Design by
Michael Fitzpatrick 
 
Makeup Department
Angela Nogaro .... makeup artist
Michael White .... key hair stylist
 
Production Management
Linda A. Borgeson .... executive in charge of production
Robert G. Magaudda .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Scott Javine .... first assistant director
Philip McKeon .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
P. Scott Bailey .... set dresser
Kimberly Cossette .... set dresser (as Kim Cossette)
Serge Nofield .... muralist
David C. Potter .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Barney Cabral .... supervising sound editor
Kelly Cabral .... sound editor
Tom Caton .... boom operator
Patrick Cyccone Jr. .... sound re-recording mixer
William Fiege .... sound mixer
Dean St. John .... adr recordist
Dean St. John .... foley recordist
Ed White .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Kevin McCarthy .... special effects (as Kevin Francis 'Boomer' McCarthy)
 
Stunts
John Ashker .... stunt double: James LeGros
John Ashker .... stunts
Rick Barker .... stunts
Dan Blom .... stunts
Clay Boss .... stunts
Bunny Blue Boyle .... stunts
Dan Bradley .... stunts
Debbie Evans .... stunts
Brett A. Jones .... stunts (as Brett Jones)
Randy Lamb .... stunts
Ray Lykins .... stunts
Dermot Mulroney .... stunts
Anthony G. Schmidt .... stunts
Erik Stabenau .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Craig Greene .... gaffer
Gino Mifsud .... still photographer
Gary Molyneux .... rigging grip
Louis Niemeyer .... first assistant camera
George Palmer .... key grip
Nick W. Pastrano .... grip
Simon Scheeline .... grip
Randy G. Singer .... best boy electric
Rich Sutherland .... best boy grip (as Rick Sutherland)
Robert Dog Thomas .... dolly grip
Rick Tiedeman .... Steadicam operator
 
Casting Department
Jan Glaser .... casting associate
Ann Ross .... extras casting
David Sherry .... casting assistant
Timothy W. White .... extras casting
Wendy Wassall-Engalla .... casting associate (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Terry Doering .... second assistant editor
David Rennie .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Derek Alpert .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Gary Edelman .... production driver
Dave Garber .... driver: insert car (as David Garber)
 
Other crew
Jeff Ballard .... publicist
Joey Dedio .... technical advisor
Bob Landau .... assistant production coordinator
Robert G. Magaudda .... production accountant
Susan V. McConnell .... production coordinator
Stevie Nelson .... assistant location manager
Chris Quilty .... production assistant
Renee Rosenfeld .... script supervisor
Jeff Sparks .... production assistant
Dirk Vahle .... helicopter pilot
Sam Montiforte .... post-production accountant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Catherine Keener .... special thanks
Jennifer Rocco .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for drug use, language and violence
Runtime:
105 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
Will Smith's film debut.See more »
Quotes:
King:It's 98.6 over here baby.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Psycho (1960)See more »
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OCCASIONALLYSee more »

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18 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Just a flat out great movie, 5 February 2000
Author: Joe Bauer (bauer@neo.lrun.com) from Canton, Ohio

I pretty much rented this movie because the cast on the cover was rather impressive, and one of the people I work for told me it was really good. All I can say is, those people that raved about Kids have no idea what they are talking about, this is a much more realistic and true look at life on the street than Kids ever was. Small parts from Will Smith and Alyssa Milano (you won't recognize her till you see her name in the credits at the end) stand out strongly and Sean Astin gives a very good performance that is unlike most of the films you would see him in (Rudy for example). I really don't want to give away anything about the plot because I rented it not knowing hardly anything about it and I think that's the way it should be watched. This is just a flat out great movie.

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