MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 909 this week

ChickenHawk (1994)

6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 192 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 7 critic

Members of the controversial group NAMBLA (North American Man/Boy Love Association) discuss why their organization supports "boys and men who have or desire engagements in sexual or ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 44 titles
created 04 Sep 2012
 
list image
a list of 300 titles
created 18 Sep 2013
 
a list of 35 titles
created 18 Mar 2014
 
a list of 300 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 560 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "ChickenHawk" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: ChickenHawk (1994)

ChickenHawk (1994) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of ChickenHawk.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Boys of St. Vincent (TV Movie 1992)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The true story of boys being sexually abused at their orphanage ran by a religious community in Newfoundland.

Director: John N. Smith
Stars: Henry Czerny, Johnny Morina, Brian Dooley
Documentary | Biography | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Documentary about notorious punk rock performer GG Allin.

Director: Todd Phillips
Stars: GG Allin, Merle Allin, Shireen Kadivar
Documentary | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

147 minutes of insanely disturbing shock footage, all combined into one single piece of media.

Director: Thomas Extreme Cinemagore
Documentary | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Examines the public scandal and private tragedy which led to legendary filmmaker Roman Polanski's sudden flight from the United States.

Director: Marina Zenovich
Stars: Andrew Braunsberg, Richard Brenneman, Douglas Dalton
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Set in The Netherlands at the end of WW II, this touching story, told in flashbacks, explores the complex and romantic relationship between an adult soldier and a displaced, lonely adolescent boy.

Director: Roeland Kerbosch
Stars: Maarten Smit, Andrew Kelley, Jeroen Krabbé
Girl 27 (2007)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The reclusive Patricia Douglas comes out of hiding to discuss the 1937 MGM scandal, in which the powerful film studio tricked her and over 100 other underage girls into attending a stag party, where she was raped.

Director: David Stenn
Stars: Baby Peggy, Richard Bann, Kelly Brown
Hell House (2001)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A look at the "Hell House" performed annually in October by the youth members of Trinity Church (Assemblies of God) in Cedar Hill, Texas (a Dallas suburb) - seen by over 10,000 visitors ... See full summary »

Director: George Ratliff
Stars: Aria Adloo, Ashley Adloo, Amy Allred
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An in-depth look at the director James Ronald Whitney's family history of incest spanning at least three generations and the devastating consequences that include drug abuse and alcoholism.

Director: James Ronald Whitney
Stars: James Ronald Whitney, Melvin Just
Indie Sex: Teens (TV Movie 2007)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Underage sex is one of the most taboo topics on screen. Indie Sex: Teens presents the history and role of teenage sex and sexuality on screen from Splendor in the Grass to Kids to Thirteen.... See full synopsis »

Director: Lisa Ades
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Jamie Babbit, Jami Bernard
Animation | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Space Ghost in his 40s is no longer a superhero, and now he even goes by his real name Tad Ghostal. However, to remain in the spot-light he has started his own late-night talk show filmed ... See full summary »

Stars: George Lowe, C. Martin Croker, Andy Merrill
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Difficult tale of poor, struggling South Carolinian mother & daughter, who each face painful choices with their resolve and pride. Bone, the eldest daughter, and Anney her tired mother, ... See full summary »

Director: Anjelica Huston
Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ron Eldard, Glenne Headly
I Remember (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The memories of Guiga, from early childhood to young adulthood: his family, relatives, friends, fears, dreams and reality in a still provincial city of Salvador, Bahia, from the 50s to the 70s.

Director: Edgar Navarro
Stars: Lucas Valadares, Fernando Neves, Arly Arnaud
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Barbara Adler ...
Narrator (voice)
Bill Andriette ...
Himself
Bill Bickly ...
Himself
Russ Coleman ...
Himself
Rennato Corazza ...
Himself
Charles Lee Dodson ...
Himself (as Chuck Dodson)
...
Himself
Peter Melzer ...
Himself
David Miller ...
Himself
Robert Rhodes ...
Himself (as Bob Rhodes)
Leyland Stevenson ...
Himself
Mimi Turner ...
Narrator (voice)
Mason Wallace ...
Himself
Dennis J. Wardrop ...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

Members of the controversial group NAMBLA (North American Man/Boy Love Association) discuss why their organization supports "boys and men who have or desire engagements in sexual or emotional relationships." Written by Buckie Chuckie

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary | Crime

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

March 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chicken Hawk  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Blame It on Rio (1984) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Imagine if this film had been made about black men loving white women!
22 November 1998 | by (midwest, usa) – See all my reviews

I felt that the underlying treatment of this documentary was generally hostile to a fair understanding of men who love boys and the message we have for society.

There were many "cheap shots" which I saw Adi taking in his film. Incidentally, not towards both sides, equally, but only towards boy lovers. There were technical maneuvers, such as making close-ups on people's teeth, or looking up at Leyland while he drove-and panning on old, dead trees they passed. And the music that was used-stuff that added to an emotion of we boy lovers not being all there, and even pathological.

Now, if Adi had made such a film about black men who loved white women in the 1920s, people would see what I'm talking about. You'd have a movie of "pure" interviews and images from that time. There would be no attempt at analysis. The result would be a film in which there would be a huge uproar in society about the way in which no one attempted to humanize the black men adequately. Adi's career might be ruined before it even started. And you can bet that he would not even begin to allow himself to make an oversight like that.

To conclude, i say that "CHICKEN HAWK: Men Who Love Boys" as a film is in the grey area between a constructive communication to the public, and a destructive one. For the media literate it should hold intriguing questions that can be thought about at length before coming to tentative conclusions. For the media illiterate, the film will most certainly be just one more reason to enhance and enable the increasing psychiatrick-industrial complex. They won't desire to look at we "perverts" as individuals, nor wonder how the film-maker got so close to such people who are supposedly forever "beyond the reach" of "ill-equipped" and "weak budgeted" law enforcement agencies. They'll just foam at the mouth and want to KILL KILL KILL like good citizens are supposed to do at the whim of imposed authority.


23 of 112 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
It's amazing. jewoods-1
I can't help but notice that . . . hqahtani
What does the title of the film mean? abuckley89
Discuss ChickenHawk (1994) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?