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The Doom Generation (1995)

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Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.

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Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.

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They're young, over-sexed and completely f*cked See more »


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Rated R for strong vicious violence, graphic sexuality, pervasive strong language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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27 October 1995 (USA)  »

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$259,319 (USA)
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Trivia

Jordan Ladd was originally cast as Amy Blue, but her mother, Cheryl Ladd, vetoed her playing the role at the last minute. This explains the special "no thanks" closing credits for Cheryl Ladd and "others who had no faith" and a "special thanks" credit for Jordan Ladd. Araki and Cheryl later became friends, and Jordan Ladd does appear in his follow-up film "Nowhere". See more »

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[first lines]
Amy Blue: Fuck.
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"Photographed on location in hell" See more »

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Sometimes Always
Performed by The Jesus & Mary Chain (as The Jesus and Mary Chain)
Written by William Reid / Jim Reid (as James Reid)
Courtesy of Warner Music UK Ltd/American Recordings by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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brilliant and entertaining
21 September 2004 | by (budapest, hungary) – See all my reviews

I write this because I read a harsh critic from a fellow watcher here and I don't really understand his opinion.

this movie is highly surrealistic, and in its on way very truthful - regarding the fact that it shows the story through the eyes of these overcharacterized stereotypical teens. being an eastern European guy, I think I can say that this movie requires the watcher to step out of his usual westernized filters he's watching films through, and try to be as objective a listener as possible. I must disagree with the opinion that this movie has to be taken seriously - this is a weird kind of entertainment, weird in a positive way like those C-trash horrors that are so bad you start to collect them on your shelf. araki may not be the brightest star in independent film-making, but he's reasonably strong and original.

I recommend this to mature people who don't think that knowing high arts requires them to deny their childhood classics or spider-man. watch it with much self-irony and have a good time. :)


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