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Nowhere (1997)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi  |  9 May 1997 (USA)
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Follows a day in the lives of a group of high school kids Los Angeles and the strange lives they lead.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Egg / Polly
Cowboy (as Guillermo Diaz)
Alan Boyce ...
The Teen Idol


A group of teenagers try to sort out their lives and emotions while bizarre experiences happen to each one, including alien abductions, bad acid trips, bisexual experiences, suicides, bizarre deaths, and a rape by a TV star. All of this happens before "the greatest party of the year". Written by Parca Mortem <>

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"sexy, psychedelic, dementedly funny, with a sensational soundtrack... it's like clueless with nipple rings." See more »


Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for scenes of strong violence, sexuality and drug use involving teens, and for strong language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

9 May 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ecstasy Generation  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$27,354 (USA) (9 May 1997)


$27,354 (USA) (9 May 1997)

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1.85 : 1
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Due to the high cost of the music used in the film, it has yet (as of 2012) to receive a region 1 dvd release. See more »


Dark's facial stubble changes constantly. See more »


[first lines]
Dark: [voice-over] L.A. is like... nowhere. Everybody who lives here is lost.
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Crazy Credits

All the way past the credits, we see Dark sitting on his bed covered in gore and blood, finally breaking free of his shock with a horrible scream. See more »


Spoofs Batman Forever (1995) See more »


Tryin' To Reach You
Written by Neil Halstead
Performed by Mojave 3
Courtesy of 4AD Records
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31 July 2007 | by (Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

I caught this film on IFC on some late night where I couldn't sleep. This film is a trip and a half. The colors are bold and the film is really about teenagers figuring out their place in life. The dialog is absolutely hilarious. I, myself, am a teenager and the stereotypical script really seemed to fit. Every character in this film, in my opinion, is just part of a high school stereotype that you get placed into during that age. Whether it be the awkward girl who wants to fit in, sex rampaging freaks or just some young 16 year olds trying to find a hoppin party. I wish I could find this movie on DVD. Really generation defining in my opinion. Try to not listen to the people who bash this movie saying it's trash and all of that. Well ... it is trash but the movie "knows" it's trashy and low-brow; so I guess it can pull it off. I'm actually surprised I haven't heard of it until now. Find it and watch it.

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