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Kidulthood (2006)

A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.

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Adem Bayram ...
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Carleen (as Kate-Line Okoro)
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A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.

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Before adulthood comes...

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for pervasive language, violent content, sexual material, drug and alcohol use - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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3 March 2006 (UK)  »

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Juventude Rebelde  »

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£600,000 (estimated)

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£100,056 (United Kingdom), 5 March 2006, Limited Release
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Trivia

The CD case that Becky racks out lines of cocaine on is "Out Of The Ghetto" by Isaac Hayes. She uses a Slipknot branded Visa card to cut them. See more »

Goofs

The knife Trevor used to cut a C on Curtis's buyer's cheek should've taken a lot longer to cut than it did. See more »

Quotes

Lenny: [pointing a gun at Sam] Give me one fucking reason why you shouldn't die!
Trife: Cause he's not worth it!
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References Enter the Dragon (1973) See more »

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One Wish
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Good film - absurdly low rating
8 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

Like one of the other reviewers on this site I am going to vote 10 out of 10 for Kidulthood to try to redress the anomaly of its incredibly low score. Something is surely wrong with the IMDb system when most of the reviews on the site are positive yet the film has such a low rating. Anyway I thought Kidulthood was a very realistic 'urban streetkids' film which captured perfectly the style, speech and violence that happens every day around London's inner city schools. I thought the acting was absolutely fine especially considering the age of most of the actors - have those criticising the actors actually seen the way that teenage kids behave because I think they were all very believable. The film was tense, violent and gripping and is a nice London take on the issues of teenage gang violence.


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