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Where the Day Takes You (1992)

A group of teen-age runaways try to survive in the streets of Los Angeles. Drugs, prostitution, violence and bureaucratic indifference all pose threats to the kids, who nevertheless prefer ... See full summary »

Director:

Marc Rocco
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1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Laura San Giacomo ... The Interviewer
Dermot Mulroney ... King
Robert Knepper ... Rock Singer
Sean Astin ... Greg
Balthazar Getty ... Little J
Will Smith ... Manny
James Le Gros ... Crasher (as James LeGros)
Ricki Lake ... Brenda
Lara Flynn Boyle ... Heather
Peter Dobson ... Tommy Ray
Kyle MacLachlan ... Ted
Nancy McKeon ... Vikki
Adam Baldwin ... Officer Black
Rachel Ticotin ... Officer Landers
Alyssa Milano ... Kimmy
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Storyline

A group of teen-age runaways try to survive in the streets of Los Angeles. Drugs, prostitution, violence and bureaucratic indifference all pose threats to the kids, who nevertheless prefer this harsh life to going back to their families. Heather, somewhat older, provides some leadership and mothering to the kids. Written by Reid Gagle

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

No parents. No rules.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for drug use, language and violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

Will Smith's film debut. See more »

Quotes

King: It's 98.6 over here baby.
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Soundtracks

You Can Sleep While I Drive
Written and Performed by Melissa Etheridge
From the Island Records album "Brave and Crazy" 1989
Produced by Kevin McCormick, Niko Bolas, Melissa Etheridge
Published by MLE Music/Almo Music Corp.(ASCAP)
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I have loved this forever!
17 May 2004 | by siobhann88See all my reviews

I must admit, I had seen this movie when it first came out, and I totally fell in love with Dermott Mulroney. This is an awesome movie and I too am waiting for it to come out on DVD so I can own it! Three thumbs up for me! There are so many famous actors, that people don't even know are in this movie. Lara Flynn Boyle, Alyssa Milano, Dermott Mulroney, Rikki Lake, Laura San Giacomo, Sean Astin, Balthazar Getty, Will Smith, Nancy McKeon...This movie is the best movie out there and if you haven't seen it, rent it, buy it, have a party and let everyone come over and watch it! I hope that everyone out there is ready for a good time! I give this movie 3 thumbs up and a nod, a bag of chips and a kiss!


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 September 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$190,961, 13 September 1992

Gross USA:

$390,152

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$390,152
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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