MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,666 this week

Adulthood (2008)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  20 June 2008 (UK)
6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 8,209 users  
Reviews: 28 user | 19 critic

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:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available starting today. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 titles
created 20 May 2011
 
a list of 33 titles
created 17 Feb 2013
 
a list of 45 titles
created 06 Oct 2013
 
a list of 34 titles
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 38 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Adulthood" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Adulthood (2008)

Adulthood (2008) on IMDb 6.7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Adulthood.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

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
Kidulthood (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

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

Director: Menhaj Huda
Stars: Aml Ameen, Red Madrell, Noel Clarke
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
Adulthood (2012)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A group of friends reaching the end of the years during which mistakes can be explained by youth are forced by events outside of their control to realize that adulthood means taking ... See full summary »

Director: Katherine Randolph
Stars: Sara Fletcher, Amelia Jackson-Gray, Brendan Bradley
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
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
The Business (2005)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Set in the Thatcher era with the cool sounds of the 80's, THE BUSINESS is an action packed gangster flick set in Spain's sun drenched Costa Del crime. Frankie (Danny Dyer), is on the run ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Love
Stars: Danny Dyer, Tamer Hassan, Geoff Bell
Shank (2010)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 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
Crime | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The Football Factory is more than just a study of the English obsession with football violence, its about men looking for armies to join, wars to fight and places to belong. A forgotten ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Love
Stars: Danny Dyer, Frank Harper, Tamer Hassan
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 3.4/10 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
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:
...
Sam
...
...
Jay
Jacob Anderson ...
Omen
...
Dabs
Femi Oyeniran ...
...
Kayla
Nathan Constance ...
Ike
Cornell John ...
Uncle Curtis (as Cornell S. John)
...
Andreas
...
Big Man
Red Madrell ...
Don Klass ...
Blammy
...
Henry
Madeleine Fairley ...
Claire
Edit

Storyline

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 people he hurt the most. Some have moved on, others are stuck with the repercussions of his actions that night, but one thing's for certain - everyone has been forced to grow up. Through his journey Sam struggles to deal with his sorrow and guilt and something else he didn't expect - those seeking revenge. As he's pursued by a new generation of bad boys, Sam sets about trying to get the message across to his pursuers that they should stop the violence, much like Trife tried to tell him all those years ago. Can Sam stop the cycle of violence and make something positive from the destruction he caused or will his journey into Adulthood end here? Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

After 'Kidulthood' comes 'Adulthood' ...

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 June 2008 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Bozorgsali  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£1,203,319 (UK) (20 June 2008)

Gross:

£3,247,651 (UK) (11 July 2008)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When Henry and Dabs are playing Fifa, Henry scores a header - an Xbox 360 logo can clearly be seen in the bottom right corner of the replay screen despite the fact the 2 are playing with PS3 controllers. See more »

Quotes

Sam: And you. Try to get my own brother to kill me? Are you dizzy, blood?
See more »

Connections

Referenced in SPGtv: An Exclusive Interview with Danny Dyer (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Reach
(E.Skrein/B.Drew/S.Kelleher/T.Wright Goss)
Published by Copyright Control
Performed by Skrein
Licensed courtesy of Skrein
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Brilliant follow on film from Kidulthood...
30 September 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I just watched Adulthood this evening ,and i thought that it was a brilliant film that carried on from where kidulthood ended. It begins where Sam Peel is released from jail for killing Trife after six years. he is forced to see the people that he left behind that night and to face the consequences for what he did to them, after he murdered Trife all those years ago. A lot of things have changed since Sam has been released from jail, and a new gang of people are after him. I think that Sam was a fantastic actor in the film. as well as all the other actors that showed how hard it is to live life on the streets of London without getting involved in gun or knife crimes. The film featured a lot of strong violence. I think that the film gives out a strong message to young people in Britain theses days not to get involved with violence


3 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
British Street Kids... jester2trife
Elderlyhood whocaresaboutit
Worst film I've ever seen... Digglarry
Danny Dyer NathW90
Which film was better? clive-ihd
Only 6 years for murder? view_with_caution
Discuss Adulthood (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?