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The Doom Generation (1995)

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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Sex. Mayhem. Whatever. 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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$259,319 (USA)
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The three main characters' last names all symbolically reference the films highly cynical "All American" theme(s), such as the Many red, white, & blue color lighting shot though the film. Notable objects, like the skull lighter & Jordan's light-up yo-yo, flash the three colors. Jordan "wears" an American flag in the film. George also uses one as well, & quotes the U.S. national anthem; in the final scene(s) of the film. The Star Spangled Banner is played. There are Several other American themes & red/white/blue things to spot throughout the entire film. Only Amy's last name is actualy said/told in the film, once, by "the athorities." Aside from that, their names are Only shown in the ending credits. The highly symbolic, American-themed last names of the three lead characters are: Amy Blue, Jordan White, & Xaiver Red; Red, White & Blue. See more »

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Amy Blue: Fuck.
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"A big no thanks to those who had no faith" See more »

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Features My Degeneration (1990) See more »

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This Heaven
Performed by Love and Rockets
Written by Daniel Ash / Kevin Haskins / David J
Courtesy of American Recordings by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Never Seen Anything Like It
16 August 2001 | by (Gresham, Oregon) – See all my reviews

This was one of the strangest movie I've ever seen, but at the same time, one of the most meaningful. This was a good movie. There was a sadistic violence, a bunch of sex scenes, vulgarity, more graphic violence, more sex, a three way, and an incredibly sad, tragic ending.

If you are able to look past all this (many people cannot, mind you), than you will see a good movie about three teenage tortured souls cruising along the urban pits of Los Angeles, who run into a crazy clerk with a shotgun, a crazy drive thru attendant with a shotgun, a nasty blonde with a sword, and some really scary Neo Nazis, who all think Amy Blue is someone else.

Rose McGowen is Amy Blue, the sexy, angry, speed taking, tough as nails lead character, James Duval is Amy's naive, stoner boyfriend Jordan White, and Johnathon Schaech was Xavier Red, the crazy, dangerous, kinky, and violent source of trouble. If you have a strong stomach, and don't mind harshly sad endings, check it out, but be aware, because you might get grossed out and leave (I almost did). 9/10


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