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SubUrbia (1996)

R | | Drama | 7 February 1997 (USA)
A group of suburban teenagers try to support each other through the difficult task of becoming adults.

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Cast

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Sooze
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Tim
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Nazeer Choudhury
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Erica
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Jeff
Samia Shoaib ...
Pakeesa Choudhury
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Bee-Bee (as Dina Spybey)
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Buff
Kitt Brophy ...
Sooze's Mom
Jonn Cherico ...
Shopping Channel Host
Keith Preusse ...
Officer Chip
Eric Park ...
Officer Gary
William Martin Hayes ...
Scuff
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George the Limo Driver
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Storyline

Five young losers spend their days and nights wasting their lives away, hanging out in parking lots and occasionally mentioning that they might want to make something of themselves... someday. On this particular night, they are visited by an old high school friend who has escaped their suburban town to become a pop star. Written by Andy Bogursky <bogursky@erols.com>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language including sex and drug references, teen drinking and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$69,365 (USA) (7 February 1997)

Gross:

$482,665 (USA) (14 March 1997)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Sonic Youth wrote "Sunday" for this film in 1996. A re-recorded version of this song appears on their 1998 album "A Thousand Leaves." See more »

Quotes

Pony: Oh man, I feel good. Whoo! I feel good 'cuz I'm hangin' out with you guys, man. You know? I mean, I forgot what it was like to just hang out! And you know why it's so good? See, because, see, you guys are real. No, man, I mean it! You guys have a sense of humor. You live your lives, you know? It's simple, you know? The guys on the road, I mean the band, all they talk about is scoring chicks. And Danny, all Danny talks about is money.
Buff: Yeah, we're above all that.
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Crazy Credits

Filmed entirely on location in Burnfield, USA (Burnfield was the fictional city.) See more »

Connections

Referenced in Death Proof (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Cult
Written by Kevin 'ohGr' Ogilvie (as Kevin Ogilvie), Dwayne R. Goettel (as Dwayne Goettel),
Cevin Key (as Kevin Crompton) and David Ogilvie
Performed by Skinny Puppy
Courtesy of American Recordings by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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A very deep comedy!

I'm not big on comparing movies, so in watching this movie I abolished the fact that some of the same people who worked on Dazed and Confused did this movie. Depending upon what you expect of this movie determines what exactly you will think of it impressionably. Suburbia is a comedy, but more so a strong story delivered by great actors. Its moral is one of those undefined feelings that will never truly be diagramed, and then again that's not its point. Suburbia unleashes characters that are filled with life and dimension beyond the threes' parallel. It's a story about not caring, about doing, and becoming. It leaves you with a decision in your own self. Deep for a comedy, but simply an excellent movie!


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