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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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Katie
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Adem Bayram ...
Vinnie
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Shaneek (as Stefanie Di Rubbo)
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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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Crime | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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  »

Box Office

Budget:

£600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£100,056 (UK) (5 March 2006)
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Trivia

When Trife and Jay are playing on the PlayStation, a collection of WWE Wrestlemania DVDs can be seen on his shelf. See more »

Quotes

Mark: I'm a fuckin' bastard.
Alisa: You're not a bastard. You're a cunt.
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Connections

Referenced in Shank (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Stay Positive
Written by Mike Skinner
Performed by The Streets
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portrayed real life
4 October 2006 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

As a black girl living in London, I saw how this film portrayed real life. In the scenes at the beginning, in the school, I could relate fully to the events. People may not think that it truly represents black people, or schools in London, I beg to differ. You obviously have not been in a bad enough school. The language used in the film, the slang, is a part of life now. I look at schools on the telly and wish that I do not have to call everyone 'blud'. If I do not, I will get beaten up for 'trying to be white'. Kidulthood was a fantastic film, showing, yes, a different way of life, but a true representation of it. It was actually quite unnerving at how similar life is for my community to that of the film.


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