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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
... 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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"sexy, psychedelic, dementedly funny, with a sensational soundtrack... it's like clueless with nipple rings." See more »

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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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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,354, 11 May 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$27,354, 11 May 1997
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Trivia

All adult characters in this movie are known actors from sitcoms and comedies from the 70s and 80s. Dark's Mom is Beverly D'Angelo from the Vacation movies, the Fortune Teller is Charlotte Rae from The Facts of Life, Bart's parents are Christopher Knight and Eve Plumb from The Brady Bunch, Moses Helper the televangelist is John Ritter from Three's Company, the newscaster is Lauren Tewes from The Love Boat and Egg and Ducky's father is David Leisure from Empty Nest. 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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Connections

Spoofs Kids (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Seekers Who Are Lovers (The Otherness Mix)
Written by Robin Guthrie, Elizabeth Fraser & Simon Raymonde
Performed by The Cocteau Twins
Recycled by Mark Clifford
Courtesy of Capitol Records, by arrangement with EMI-Capitol Music
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Nice freak show, but eh.
28 September 2010 | by See all my reviews

Think of it as "Earth Girls are Easy" meets "Eraserhead."

Don't believe the people who have written that this film is about "typical adolescent experiences." It represents a certain SEGMENT of kids, but they are by no means typical of ALL kids.

And frankly, it's dated already.

Anyhow, there's something hypnotic about watching shallow, self-absorbed, assholic kind of people taking drugs, having sex and having interesting hallucinations, but don't expect a point or a plot. Except maybe that the point is there IS no point, which is boring, because it's been done so many times.

And I would love to know why the hell Dark is the only one who sees the Alien. Or why he sees the Alien at all.

Or maybe that's too much to ask for in this gleefully debauched little flick. Maybe worth watching just for the whole stupidity of it all, but for God's sake, don't rent. Not worth the $4.50


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