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Adulthood (2008)

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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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Cast

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Sam
Scarlett Alice Johnson ...
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Jay
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Omen
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Dabs (as Ben Drew)
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Kayla
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Ike
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Uncle Curtis (as Cornell S. John)
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Andreas
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Big Man
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Blammy
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Henry
Madeleine Fairley ...
Claire
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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?

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Crime | Drama

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£1,203,319 (UK) (20 June 2008)
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Trivia

Adjoa Andoh, Camille Coduri, and Nicholas Briggshave all appeared in Doctor Who where Noel Clarke played Mickey Smith. See more »

Goofs

When Moony is in Uni talking to his girlfriend, in one shot he has a cap in his hand in the second shot he doesn't. See more »

Quotes

Sam: Never mess with a man that aint got nothing to lose
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Connections

Followed by Brotherhood (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Kidz Part 2
(B.Drew/W.Kennard/M.Saul)
Published by Pure Groove Music Limited/
Universal Music Publishing
Performed by Plan B
Licensed courtesy of sixseventeen/Warner Music (UK) Ltd
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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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