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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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Trivia

The skateboarding film that the guys are watching at Javier's apartment is an old video featuring Mark Gonzales riding through the streets, which is Video Days (1991). See more »

Goofs

When Jennie and Ruby are talking while waiting in the clinic for their test results, Ruby's lips do not match the audio in one of the shots. See more »

Quotes

Telly: [looking around in a cornershop] Have you got 'Dis-tick'
Korean Guy: 'Dis-tick'? What is 'Dis-tick'?
Telly: 'Dis-tick'! I'm curious have you got it?
Korean Guy: ...I don't know... wha...
Casper: He said this dick motherfucker!
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.113 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Casper
Written by Daniel Johnston
Performed by Daniel Johnston
Courtesy of Homestead Records
Published by Bug Music, Inc. obo Eternal Yip Eye Music (BMI)
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User Reviews

 
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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