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Kids (1995)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  28 July 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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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 ...
Zack
Javier Nunez ...
Javier
Luis Núñez ...
Luis (as Luis Nunez)
Christian Bruna ...
Alex Glen ...
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Jennie (as Chloe Sevigny)
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Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

new york | sex | virgin | new york city | drugs | See more »

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Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

28 July 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Kids  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$7,417,210 (USA)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The money that Chloë Sevigny made from her role was spent on a trip to Paris and London. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Telly: Condoms don't work. They either break, or they slip off, or they make your dick shrink. Nah, but you still gotta use em, yo. At least I did once.
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Connections

References What's Love Got to Do with It (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Sabrosa
Written by Adam Horovitz, Adam Yauch, Mike D (as Michael Diamond), Eric Bobo and Money Mark (as Mark Nishita)
Performed by Beastie Boys (as The Beastie Boys)
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under License from CEMA Special Markets
Published by PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. and Brooklyn Dust Music
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User Reviews

 
Kids is a very realistic movie about a day in the life of a teen living with an STD and not knowing it.
8 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Kids was an amazing movie. It portrayed real life crisis's that many do not like to even talk about. If you open your eyes, that movie in reality is what goes around everyday, everywhere. Kids showed the harsh reality of life, living with a disease that you do not even know you have, and if you have one also, this movie makes you feel a little more comfortable.

"But the truth is. I don't know any kids with AIDS. No one I know has ever died from that. It's like some weird make-believe story that the whole world believes." I personally believed that too, until i found out i had one, and once I did, everything changed. This movie may be very controversial but I urge people to watch it, because the lessons learned are endless.


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