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Adulthood (2008)

 |  Crime, Drama  |  20 June 2008 (UK)
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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 »

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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

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After 'Kidulthood' comes 'Adulthood' ...

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£1,203,319 (UK) (20 June 2008)

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£3,247,651 (UK) (11 July 2008)
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January 7th, 2015: Kidulthood actor Adam Deacon has been arrested after he failed to show up to a court date earlier this week charged with harassing the film's creator, Noel Clarke. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Sam is talking with the person in the cemetery, while they are sitting side by side on a bench. In one shot there is an object on his left shoulder and it is missing in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Sam: Never mess with a man that aint got nothing to lose
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Arms Open Wide
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Performed by Shystie
Licensed courtesy of Network Music
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Brilliantly summarised movie..definitely worth a watch
3 July 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I had not watched Kidhood, the prequel to this movie but was so damn moved by Adulthood. I later realised that you don't need to watch the part 1 of it. Sam , the character was strong and genuine and in-your-face types and the movie, for sure, portrayed the underground life of the youngsters in the UK.

Worth a watch for sure and recommended for a critics award. The violence scenes were brutal at times but am sure the movie demanded the same.

Hats off to the director for bringing out raw talents out of these young actors and highlighting the growing problems of young crimes in this country.


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