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Kids (1995)

 |  Drama  |  1 September 1995 (USA)
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A day in the life of a group of teens as they travel around New York City skating, drinking, smoking, and deflowering virgins.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sarah Henderson ...
Girl #1
Justin Pierce ...
Joseph Chan ...
Deli Owner
Johnathan Staci Kim ...
Korean Guy (as Johnathan S. Kim)
Adriane Brown ...
Little Girl
Sajan Bhagat ...
Billy Valdes ...
Billy Waldeman ...
Javier Nunez ...
Luis Núñez ...
Luis (as Luis Nunez)
Christian Bruna ...
Alex Glen ...
Jennie (as Chloe Sevigny)


Disturbing, dark, low-budget independent film about teen-agers in New York City. The story focuses on Telly (Leo Fitzpatrick), a teen who has a goal to de-flower as many virgins as he can. When one of his old encounters discovers that she is H.I.V.-positive, after only one encounter with a guy, Telly remains undaunted. Written by Allison L. Venezio <YankeeSNL01@aol.com>

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Release Date:

1 September 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Delikventi  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)


$7,417,210 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Film debuts of both Rosario Dawson and Chloë Sevigny. See more »


When the crowd is attacking the man, Harold has his shirt on in one shot, but not in the next. See more »


Casper: How did she smell? Did her puss stink?
Telly: Take a whiff.
[Telly holds up his fingers and Casper smells them]
Casper: Mmmmm. Butterscotch, yo. That's the best.
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Crooklyn (Instrumental)
Written by Special Ed (as E. Archer), Buckshot (as K. Blake), Masta Ace (as D. Clear),
Q-Tip (as J. Davis) and Ali Shaheed Muhammad (as A. Muhammad)
Recorded by The Crooklyn Dodgers
Approved by Spike Lee
Courtesy of MCA Records
Published by DaMasta Music (ASCAP), Misam Music, ProMuse, Inc. obo Itself and Special Ed Music Inc. (BMI),
Target Practice Music, Varry White Music, Inc. (ASCAP), Zomba Enterprises, Inc./Jazz Merchant Music (Administered by Zomba Enterprises,
, Inc.) (ASCAP)
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Surprisingly accurate!
14 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie with my dad. He did a bunch of stuff when he was younger, but kids weren't as amoral back then as they are now. The sad part for me was that nothing in the movie shocked me.I'd been there and done that in a few cases...but never to the extreme that those kids took it. I never hung out with people that acted like that, and i've never publicly exploited myself like many of those girls did. It was really sad for me to realize how accurate the movie was though. It makes the movie "Thirteen" look like a Disney movie. The movie makes me want to lock any future kids I end up having in a box, and not let them out until they are 30. It's definitely a movie parents should see. I've had way too many friends who's parents live this life of ignorance. They turn their backs and deny that their children could be doing anything wrong. It's true that you live and you learn, but the scary thing is is that not all of the kids grow up and wake up.

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