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:
Nathan Bexton ...
Joshua Gibran Mayweather ...
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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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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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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Did You Know?


Rose McGowan replaced Shannen Doherty on Charmed (1998). They both have a short cameo together in this film. 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 »


Referenced in Brows Held High: The Doom Generation (2011) See more »


Thursday Treatments
Written by Tim Booth
Performed by James
Courtesy of Fontana/Mercury Records
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An artistically exquisite comment on the lives of 90's kids...
30 November 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Nowhere is the type of film that you either get and love, or don't get and hate. Aside from it's brilliantly artistic cinematography and art direction, it's a pretty accurate representation of life as a modern-day adolescent. As strange as this comment may seem, it does hold true. The events presented are, in fact, realities of the lives of today's young people: sex, drug use, suicide, and mental illness are all dealt with in some way or another. For some, it is truly like being on acid. For those of us that have blocked out the traumatic parts of growing up, then it is understandable why you don't understand this movie. The way each issue is presented is the genius of the art: Each character and their emotional impact is presented artistically as well as dramatically. Although the entire movie is not relevant to everyone, I would strongly suggest watching it for at least the artistic merit. Even if you don't understand it or it doesn't apply to you, understand that it is relevant to some.

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