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Nowhere (1997)

R | | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi | 9 May 1997 (USA)
Follows a day in the lives of a group of Los Angeles high school students and the strange lives they lead.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Dark
... Mel
Nathan Bexton ... Montgomery
... Kriss
... Kozy
... Lucifer
Joshua Gibran Mayweather ... Zero
... Alyssa
... Dingbat
... Egg
... Cowboy (as Guillermo Diaz)
... Bart
... Handjob
... The Teen Idol (as Jaason Simmons)
... Shad
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Storyline

A group of teenagers try to sort out their lives and emotions while bizarre experiences happen to each one, including alien abductions, bad acid trips, bisexual experiences, suicides, bizarre deaths, and a rape by a TV star. All of this happens before "the greatest party of the year". Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for scenes of strong violence, sexuality and drug use involving teens, and for strong language | See all certifications »

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9 May 1997 (USA)  »

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Donikad  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,354, 11 May 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$27,354, 11 May 1997
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Trivia

Rose McGowan replaced Shannen Doherty on Charmed (1998). They both have a short cameo together in this film. See more »

Goofs

When the Atari gang are driving their newly-stolen car, a boom mic can be briefly seen above them. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dark: [voice-over] L.A. is like... nowhere. Everybody who lives here is lost.
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Crazy Credits

The last words in the credits are: "I love you, honey 4ever.xxx". See more »

Connections

Spoofs Clueless (1995) See more »

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Generation Wrekkked (Danny Saber Remix)
Written by Chuck D (as Carlton Ridenhour), Skip Haynes, Kyle 'Ice' Jason & Abnes Dubose
Performed by Chuck D
Remixed by Danny Saber
Courtesy of Mercury Records
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There's Something About..."Nowhere"
17 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

Gregg Araki can be faulted for not inviting the "main stream" audience into his "vision" of the world. But this probably isn't really a goal of his, anyway. As I watched "Nowhere" in the theater (twice in one week) I was filled with awe that something I had always felt had been so colorfully put on celluloid: finding love is all that matters, but the world isn't designed to make that finding easy. So when "Dark" finds an amazingly true moment amongst the usual Araki violence, hilarity, sex and clutter (a moment to simply relax and hold the person in the bed next to him) it rings true to the heart of experience. The movie ends in the next moment with an equally true touch. So, the sooner we find love, the sooner it can find its own reason to leave us. Araki's best film. If you don't get it, then he probably doesn't want you to.


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