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Kidulthood (2006)

 -  Drama  -  3 March 2006 (UK)
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A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.

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Carleen (as Kate-Line Okoro)
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A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.

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Before adulthood comes...

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Rated R for pervasive language, violent content, sexual material, drug and alcohol use - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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3 March 2006 (UK)  »

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Juventude Rebelde  »

Box Office

Budget:

£600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£100,056 (UK) (3 March 2006)

Gross:

£100,056 (UK) (3 March 2006)
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Trivia

The CD case that Becky racks out lines of cocaine on is "Out Of The Ghetto" by Isaac Hayes. She uses a Slipknot branded Visa card to cut them. See more »

Quotes

Shop Assistant: [Very feminine voice] Congratulations! My wife is pregnant too.
Becky: Wife? I thought you were a batty-man.
Shop Assistant: Excuse me?
Becky: Aren't you gay?
Shop Assistant: No.
Becky: There's nothing wrong with it.
Shop Assistant: I know. I'm just saying...
Becky: Alright, calm down, yankee.
Shop Assistant: I'm CANADIAN.
Becky: Same thing!
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User Reviews

 
why all the bad ratings
8 March 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I am not sure why this film is getting so many poor ratings. It is an excellent piece of film-making with a cracking script, fine performances and imaginative direction. A real eye opener that deserves a wide audience.

The movie has sparked some controversy in the UK for 'glorifying' the violence, sex and drugs portrayed but that is rubbish, this is essentially a deeply moral tale at heart.

Mark Kermode gave it a very sensible and measured review on his Radio 5 slot and I am in agreement with him.

I predict that a number of the actors in Kidulthood will go on to bigger things. A group of talent to watch.


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