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Kids (1995)

Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 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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Drama | Romance


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Release Date:

1 September 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Delikventi  »

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Box Office


$1,500,000 (estimated)


$7,417,210 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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The end credits state that "a portion of the proceeds from this film will be donated to teen crisis organizations." See more »


When the crowd of kids is beating up the hoodlum in Washington Square Park, they can clearly be seen kicking air. See more »


The Taxi Driver: You look like the prom queen. I dated the prom queen when I was your age. She was the first girl I stuck my tongue in.
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References HouseSitter (1992) See more »


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Written by DJ Premier and Kendrick Davis (as Jeru the Damaja)
Recorded at D&D Studios
Courtesy of Payday/London Records
Used by permission of EMI April Music Inc./Gifted Pearl Music (ASCAP), Irving Music, Inc./The Perverted Alchemist Music,
Inc. (BMI)
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A journey through the life of a messed up group of NYC kids.
5 September 2004 | by (Columbus, OH) – See all my reviews

This film struck me in the heart, it made me feel terrible after seeing it and any movie that can have a impact on me like that, I congragulate. The film is almost like a documentary of a group of kids in NYC. It probably isn't completely realistic but its believable. It is a frightening wake up call to America.

If you want to be moved watch this film. The acting is great for a group of rag-tag kids, they make the story really believable and passionate. I do believe that Larry Clark has a strage obsession with teenage nudity, in every film I've seen of his there has been tons of teenagers having sex, sometimes it spoils the film.

Overall the film is powerful and moving, watch it.

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