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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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Storyline

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 <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi

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

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

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

All adult characters in this movie are known actors from sitcoms and comedies from the 70s and 80s. Dark's Mom is Beverly D'Angelo from the Vacation movies, the Fortune Teller is Charlotte Rae from The Facts of Life, Bart's parents are Christopher Knight and Eve Plumb from The Brady Bunch, Moses Helper the televangelist is John Ritter from Three's Company, the newscaster is Lauren Tewes from The Love Boat and Egg and Ducky's father is David Leisure from Empty Nest. See more »

Goofs

Dark's facial stubble changes constantly. See more »

Quotes

[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 »

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Spoofs Showgirls (1995) See more »

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Mourning Air
Written by Geoff Barrow, Beth Gibbons & Adrian Utley
Performed by Portishead
Courtesy of Go! Disc/London Records
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life is but a dream
8 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Like an ancient poem the ideas, meaning and even aspects of the plot are left up to interpretation. This is a movie for anyone who has ever been so bored with his or current situation that he or she can just lay back and dream up a world of love, death,sex, drugs and aliens abductions and the end of the all life as we know it. Each character is kind one sided as we see the world through the eyes of Dark, the aptly named lead; these are not representations of all teens but only the annoying stereotypes as they relate to Dark's life. so taking all that in to account this is a great movie to share with friends (and confuse the heck out of them) or to watch when you're feeling a little bored yourself. With sets painted wild colors and out of place visuals it's clear that for Dark-life is but a dream.


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