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New Port South (2001)

PG-13 | | Drama | 7 September 2001 (USA)
A group of teenagers wish to rebel against the administrators and teachers (the system) in their suburban Chicago high school called New Port South.

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A cranky high school student cons his friends into helping him with a propaganda blitz against the school administration which results in a student body riot and the inevitable moral lesson... all set to a trance-hop soundtrack. Written by Anonymous

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Some students can't be dismissed

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, violence and brief strong language | See all certifications »
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7 September 2001 (USA)  »

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Untitled John Hughes Project  »

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Crazy Credits

During the opening credits, the title "New Port South" changes to "New Youth" with the rebellious students logo used as the letter Y. See more »

Soundtracks

DIRGELIKE AND THREATENING
Written by Josh Eustis, Turk Dietrich, Alfredo Nogueira and Charlie Cooper
Performed by Drop D
Courtesy of Hefty Records
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2 September 2004 | by See all my reviews

This was a one of the greatest movies I've seen in a long while. I is very entertaining for high school students, I might add. This movie is about a 17 year old (Maddox - Blake Shields) wanting the staff at his high school to lighten up on the students. He uses the excuse of a former student, (Stanton - Michael Shannon) who was placed in an institution two years ago, to manipulate his friends (Clip - Kevin Christy and Chris - Will Estes)to help him in putting posters up and making trouble for the teachers. One teacher (Walsh - Todd Field) is their biggest rival in this dramatic, and yet, funny and ironic-twist ending, film.


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