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P.U.N.K.S. (1999)

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A group of misfit teens evade a corrupt scientist when they steal and attempt to return a suit that delivers supernatural strength to its wearer.


Sean McNamara


Mark Cramer (story), Sean McNamara (story) | 1 more credit »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Redwine Tim Redwine ... Drew Utley
Kenneth A. Brown Kenneth A. Brown ... Miles Kitchen
Patrick Renna ... Lanny Nygren
Brandon Baker ... Jonny Pasiotopolis
Jessica Alba ... Samantha Swaboda
Randy Quaid ... Pat Utley
Cathy Moriarty ... Mrs. Utley
Henry Winkler ... Edward Crow
Danny Cistone ... Ronny
Matt Riley Matt Riley ... Martin Spengler
Louan Gideon ... Ms. Grimes
Scott L. Schwartz ... Convict (as Scott Schwartz)
Roger Clinton ... Carlson
Suanne Spoke ... Bruno's Woman
Brendan O'Brien ... Repo Supervisor


A group of misfit teens evade a corrupt scientist when they steal and attempt to return a suit that delivers supernatural strength to its wearer. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action/violence, mischief and mild language

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Release Date:

5 January 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rebels See more »

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Did You Know?


In various parts of the Crow building, signs can be seen for "Crow Research And Production," which as an acronym spells out "CRAP." See more »


Many doors with keycard locks have manual locks for the deadbolt in case of a power outage, meaning an ordinary metal key will work just fine. Since the door to the laboratory has a manual lock on the doorknob, there's no reason Sam couldn't pick it; a "separate code" wouldn't prevent the manual mechanism from working. See more »


Drew Utley: First things first: we have to swear in new members.
Miles Kitchen: [pulling Drew to the side, whispering] What about...
Samantha Swoboda: [interrupting, leaning over Miles and Drew] ... the G.I.R.L.?
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References Total Recall (1990) See more »


We Are The PUNKS
Music and Lyrics by John Coda and Jim Caprio
Performed by The J.C.'s
Published by J.F. Coda Music and Capter Music (BMI) © 1998
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simply B.A.D.
20 December 1998 | by ram-11See all my reviews

Don't think this is a movie about "punks", not even a violent movie, this is totally "kid's stuff", but for not very bright kids. The movie is about a bunch of kids (as usual, one is a nerd, one is a fat boy, one is a thief, one is the leader, and the other, a girl, so we have "all kinds") who join to prevent the death of the father of the leader, a scientist developing a "muscular enhancer", so the kids turn out to be : a) smart enough to understand a biological-scientifical experiment and its consequences, b) with the skills to break in to a lab with the highest-technology security, c) with the knowledge and skills to use computers as real hackers, among a lot of other things.

So, the result is a boring movie, with bad kid actors, no angel, no fun, nothing else to say. Avoid it, even if you want a child's movie, or if you thought this would be sort of "KIDS" or anything a bit heavier, cause of the title PUNKS (as I thought).

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