MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 24 this week

Kidulthood (2006)

 -  Drama  -  3 March 2006 (UK)
6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 12,594 users  
Reviews: 121 user | 26 critic

A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 44 titles
created 25 Sep 2011
 
a list of 29 titles
created 21 Oct 2011
 
a list of 22 titles
created 15 Feb 2012
 
a list of 40 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 35 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Kidulthood" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Kidulthood (2006)

Kidulthood (2006) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Kidulthood.
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adulthood (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Six years after KIdULTHOOD, Sam Peel is released from jail for killing Trife, he realizes that life is no easier on the outside than it was on the inside and he's forced to confront the ... See full summary »

Director: Noel Clarke
Stars: Noel Clarke, Scarlett Alice Johnson, Adam Deacon
Anuvahood (2011)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Kenneth (who likes to call himself Kay) begins to realise he's just another wannabe bad boy... even less than a loser in fact. After quitting his job at Laimsbury's, Kay vows to become a ... See full summary »

Directors: Adam Deacon, Daniel Toland
Stars: Adam Deacon, Femi Oyeniran, Ollie Barbieri
Ill Manors (2012)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The lives of four drug dealers, one user and two prostitutes.

Director: Ben Drew
Stars: Riz Ahmed, Ed Skrein, Natalie Press
4.3.2.1. (2010)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

While Jo (Roberts) is chained down in a dead end supermarket job, her friends are all out on their own separate adventures: Cassandra (Egerton) is jetting off to New York to meet her ... See full summary »

Directors: Noel Clarke, Mark Davis
Stars: Emma Roberts, Tamsin Egerton, Ophelia Lovibond
Wah-Wah (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Set at the end of the '60s, as Swaziland is about to receive independence from Great Britain, the film follows the young Ralph Compton, at 12, through his parents' traumatic separation, ... See full summary »

Director: Richard E. Grant
Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Miranda Richardson, Emily Watson
Bullet Boy (2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In one of East London's most volatile neighborhoods, pride, rivalry and revenge are the only codes on the street. Touted as a British Boyz in the Hood, Bullet Boy is a gripping and ... See full summary »

Director: Saul Dibb
Stars: Ashley Walters, Luke Fraser, Leon Black
Shank (2010)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

An action film for the youth generation, set in a decaying future London. A gang set out on a chase to avenge the murder of one of their own.

Director: Mo Ali
Stars: Kedar Williams-Stirling, Adam Deacon, Ashley Thomas
Comedown (2012)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Six friends who turn the deserted the tower block they lived in as kids into a pirate radio station soon learn they are not alone, as a resident psychopath begins hunting them down.

Director: Menhaj Huda
Stars: Jacob Anderson, Sophie Stuckey, Jessica Barden
Screwed I (2011)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The film is a semi-biographical story based on the experiences of former prison guard Ronnie Thompson who spent seven years working in some of the UK's most dangerous prisons. Based on ... See full summary »

Director: Reg Traviss
Stars: James D'Arcy, Noel Clarke, Frank Harper
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

Jerome Davies (Adam Deacon) is a successful and wealthy professional football player; When his old friends come back on the scene; Jerome's life becomes complicated and dangerous when his ... See full summary »

Director: Danny Donnelly
Stars: Adam Deacon, Nichola Burley, David Ajala
Coming Down the Mountain (TV Movie 2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An original drama by novelist Mark Haddon about two teenage brothers: angst-ridden David and Ben, who has Downs Syndrome.

Director: Julie Anne Robinson
Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Tommy Jessop, Julia Ford
West 10 LDN (TV Movie 2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A collection of tower blocks and concrete expanse, it has its own rules and codes, its own distinctive languages and culture, both old and new. It is a tightly knit community that is on ... See full summary »

Director: Menhaj Huda
Stars: Noel Clarke, Ashley Walters, Ashley Madekwe
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Red Madrell ...
...
Sam
...
Jay
...
...
Madeleine Fairley ...
Claire
Rebecca Martin ...
Katie
...
Adem Bayram ...
Vinnie
Stephanie Di Rubbo ...
Shaneek (as Stefanie Di Rubbo)
...
Carleen (as Kate-Line Okoro)
Medhavi Patel ...
Sophie
Ben McKay ...
Rapper
Cornell John ...
Edit

Storyline

A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Before adulthood comes...

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 March 2006 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Juventude Rebelde  »

Box Office

Budget:

£600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£100,056 (UK) (3 March 2006)

Gross:

£100,056 (UK) (3 March 2006)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

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

Trife: She ain't a virgin.
Shaneek: How the fuck would you know?
Trife: Cause me and her fucked the day I turned you down.
See more »

Connections

References Enter the Dragon (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Counter Evolution
Written by The Angel (as Angel C.)
Performed by 60 Channels featuring Karen Grant & DJ Collage
Courtesy of Supa Crucial Recordings
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Amazing film
19 August 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Kidulthood is a sharp reality. The reviewers and newspapers simply cannot handle the pure honesty of it, its gritty, British and true. The upper class society have been doing this for years, ignoring exactly what they know is going on. But they still avoid the gangs wearing their hoodies up and jeans round their knees. Kidulthood, although slightly drastic and exaggerated depicts exactly how the teenage generation does business. The name is catchy but could be better. You cant ignore the strength of the acting, and the realness of the language and use of sex references. Because its all honest, the writing is genius and comical at times, with an amazing editing and film structure. I loved it, see it.


28 of 41 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Unrealistic and embarrassing to watch officerp
you 'Americans' don't understand. collj
America vs UK wctej89
London Schools...?!? hottie_lilthug
Alright I'm 10 minutes in... surfordie1991
Girls in London; Really that easy? sojokes
Discuss Kidulthood (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?