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Kids (1995)

Unrated | | Drama | 1 September 1995 (USA)
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A day in the life of a group of teens as they travel around New York City skating, drinking, smoking, and deflowering virgins.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Telly
Sarah Henderson ... Girl #1
... Casper
Joseph Chan ... Deli Owner
Johnathan Staci Kim ... Korean Guy (as Johnathan S. Kim)
Adriane Brown ... Little Girl
Sajan Bhagat ... Paul
Billy Valdes ... Stanly
Billy Waldeman ... Zack
Javier Nunez ... Javier
Luis Núñez ... Luis (as Luis Nunez)
Christian Bruna ... Christian
Alex Glen ... Alex
... Jennie (as Chloe Sevigny)
... Ruby
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Disturbing, dark, low-budget independent film about teen-agers in New York City. The story focuses on Telly (Leo Fitzpatrick), a teen who has a goal to de-flower as many virgins as he can. When one of his old encounters discovers that she is H.I.V.-positive, after only one encounter with a guy, Telly remains undaunted. Written by Allison L. Venezio <YankeeSNL01@aol.com>

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1 September 1995 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$7,417,210

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,000,000
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The skateboarding film that the guys are watching at Javier's apartment is an old video featuring Mark Gonzales riding through the streets, which is Video Days (1991). See more »

Goofs

When the crowd of kids is beating up the hoodlum in Washington Square Park, they can clearly be seen kicking air. See more »

Quotes

Casper: That girl was 12, you hit that shit up?
Telly: Who am I? I'm the motha-fuckin virgin surgeon.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits it says: "The book 'KIDS' is available from Grove Press and contains photographs from the film, production stills and the original screenplay." and "A portion of the proceeds from this film will be donated to teen crisis organizations." See more »

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Referenced in Hello Herman (2012) See more »

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I'm the One
Written by Alan Gorrie, Onnie McIntyre (as Owen McIntyre), Roger Ball,
Malcolm Duncan, Hamish Stuart and Steve Ferrone
Performed by Average White Band
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
Published by Bug Music, Inc. obo Average Music (ASCAP), Franam Publishing Administration obo Joe's Songs (ASCAP)
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A journey through the life of a messed up group of NYC kids.
5 September 2004 | by See all my reviews

This film struck me in the heart, it made me feel terrible after seeing it and any movie that can have a impact on me like that, I congragulate. The film is almost like a documentary of a group of kids in NYC. It probably isn't completely realistic but its believable. It is a frightening wake up call to America.

If you want to be moved watch this film. The acting is great for a group of rag-tag kids, they make the story really believable and passionate. I do believe that Larry Clark has a strage obsession with teenage nudity, in every film I've seen of his there has been tons of teenagers having sex, sometimes it spoils the film.

Overall the film is powerful and moving, watch it.


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