5.7/10
2,554
34 user 14 critic

Kids in America (2005)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 21 October 2005 (USA)
Trailer
1:40 | Trailer

On Disc

at Amazon

A diverse group of high school students band together to peacefully stick it to their overbearing principal.

Director:

Josh Stolberg

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Summer '03 (2018)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A 16-year-old girl and her extended family are left reeling after her calculating grandmother unveils an array of secrets on her deathbed.

Director: Becca Gleason
Stars: Joey King, Paul Scheer, Andrea Savage
Wild Target (2010)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A hitman tries to retire but a beautiful thief may change his plans.

Director: Jonathan Lynn
Stars: Bill Nighy, Emily Blunt, Rupert Grint
Feels So Good (2013)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

After his best friend loses his virginity, socially inept and high strung Allan finds himself alone in high school and with no shot of getting laid anywhere in sight. But when ... See full summary »

Director: Josh Stolberg
Stars: Brendan Robinson, Rock Anthony, Shanley Caswell
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Jim, Michelle, Stifler, and their friends reunite in East Great Falls, Michigan for their high school reunion.

Directors: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg
Stars: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott
Hated (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

When a young punk rock band starts out in the underground music scene, the only thing they have is each other. But when a childhood friend - with complicated connections to the group - ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Madsen
Stars: Genevieve Padalecki, Ellen Woglom, Matthew Hutchinson
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A mockumentary about the rise and fall of Hollywood's life coach to the stars.

Director: Josh Stolberg
Stars: Ian Bagg, Greg Baker, Bernadette Birkett
Conception (2011)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A comedy that follows nine very different couples on the night they conceive, showing that sex can sometimes be more neurotic than erotic.

Director: Josh Stolberg
Stars: Pamela Adlon, David Arquette, Aaron Ashmore
Iowa (2005)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A cautionary tale of love, crime, fantasy and addiction that follows two young Iowan lovers who decide to go into the "batch" business - cooking their own methamphetamine - only to watch it burn a searing hole in their lives.

Director: Matt Farnsworth
Stars: Matt Farnsworth, Diane Foster, John Savage
#CandidlyNicole (TV Series 2013)
Comedy | Reality-TV
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Stars: Shannon Barney, Mandell Frazier, Nicole Richie
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

In California, Zack owns the "Breakingtime Billiards", a store that sells pool tables and game room supplies. He works with his girlfriend Jennifer; the sexy seller Tara; the installer of ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Rocca
Stars: Nicole Rayburn, Drew Wicks, Nikki Stanzione
Pigs (2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Take an intimate look at college life in the gritty romantic comedy PiGS. Miles is smooth, smart and attractive - the definitive ladies' man. After returning from yet another successful ... See full summary »

Director: Karl DiPelino
Stars: Jefferson Brown, Darryn Lucio, Christopher Elliott
Duets (2000)
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A professional karaoke hustler reconnects with his daughter and a bored suburban businessman turns outlaw karaoke singer, among other plotlines.

Director: Bruce Paltrow
Stars: Huey Lewis, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Giamatti
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gregory Smith ... Holden Donovan
Stephanie Sherrin ... Charlotte Pratt
Chris Morris Chris Morris ... Chuck McGinn
Caitlin Wachs ... Katie Carmichael
Emy Coligado ... Emily Chua
Crystal Celeste Grant Crystal Celeste Grant ... Walanda Jenkins
Alex Anfanger ... Lawrence Reitzer
Julie Bowen ... Principal Weller
Malik Yoba ... Will Drucker
Andrew Shaifer Andrew Shaifer ... Kip Stratton
Nicole Richie ... Kelly Stepford (as Nicole Camille Richie)
Genevieve Padalecki ... Ashley Harris (as Genevieve Cortese)
George Wendt ... Coach Thompson
Adam Arkin ... Ed Mumsford
Jeff Chase ... Asst. Coach Fasso
Edit

Storyline

A diverse group of high school students band together to peacefully stick it to their overbearing principal.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Get Schooled Not Fooled. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, mature thematic elements and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 October 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eles... e as Saias See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$440,228, 23 October 2005

Gross USA:

$537,667
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Kids in America LLC See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This movie holds the world record for the longest on screen kiss with a kiss between Smith and Sherrin lasting just over six minutes during the end credits. See more »

Quotes

Charlotte Pratt: Suspended? Suspended for writing poetry in a private journal?
See more »

Connections

References The Godfather (1972) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Kids In America Review
27 October 2005 | by council24See all my reviews

I just saw the film, and thought I'd post my review. I'm a little surprised by some of the comments, both the over-the-top enthusiastic reviews and the reviews blasting the film. I didn't think the film was hilarious or terrible. I thought the film was okay. I'd give it 2 1/2 stars out of 4, a marginal recommendation (6 out 10 on the IMDb scale). This is a story about a group of teenagers, lead by Holden (Gregory Smith), that lead a small rebellion against their vicious Principal (Julie Bowen), who has a penchant for suspending students and is running for Superintendent of Schools. I thought the story was pretty good and the acting was good. I did like the "movie love scenes" montage, but didn't think it had much of a point. One thing I didn't like were the student films and 2 talent shows, which looked like they were conceived and assembled by 3rd graders, not high schools kids, (or film writers). If these had been sharp and funny, they would've been entertaining, and would've fit the rest of the film. I'm not going to bother with any political angles, because films don't alter my political views. This is a simple story that could've been sharper, but is a nice, mild diversion.


9 of 22 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 34 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed