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New Port South (2001)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  7 September 2001 (USA)
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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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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 »

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IKA FREAKA
Written by John Hughes, Charlie Cooper, Josh Eustis
Performed by Slicker
Courtesy of Hefty Records
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not quite good....
19 June 2004 | by (Charlotte) – See all my reviews

The thing about New Port South is that it has kinda a cool build up but just lets if fall over in the end. Its like if you work really hard and save up money for your girlfriends Christmas present and she finds out your saving money so you say 'ah.... never mind Christmas'. If you have seen it, you know what I mean. The soundtrack is the computer- electric drum type thing which sounds like it was almost on a Linkin Park cd. The acting was OK, and again the story was neat but loose ends and actors that haven't been in a high school since Ace of Base had a hit make me wish that John Hughes talked to his son (??) about how to end a high school movie and then did the exact opposite.


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