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Where the Day Takes You
Where the Day Takes You
Actors: Will Smith, David Arquette, Alyssa Milano, Adam Baldwin, Sean Astin
Director: Marc Rocco
Genres: Drama, Horror
R     2009     1hr 43min

It was the film that captured the grim reality of Hollywood s homeless teens, featuring an ensemble of actors delivering the most startling performances of their young careers. On the dark side of Tinseltown, a group of ru...  more »


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Actors: Will Smith, David Arquette, Alyssa Milano, Adam Baldwin, Sean Astin
Director: Marc Rocco
Genres: Drama, Horror
Sub-Genres: Drama, Horror
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen
DVD Release Date: 10/13/2009
Original Release Date: 01/01/1992
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1992
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 1hr 43min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 3
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

J.G. | 09/24/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is a great movie that is unfortunately unknown to most people. I guarantee all doubters will be pleasantly surprised, I was. It is such an all around good film that you really need to put it under a microscope to criticize it. But don't take my word for it, watch it yourself and Im sure you will agree with me. There are not many movies that I deem are worth repeated viewings, but this is one of them. BRAVO to all involved!!"
Great early movie for up and coming actors
John E Shields | Glen Mills, PA United States | 09/19/2003
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This movie is full of actors that you now know at first glance. But when it came out, it was just a little movie full of a cast of actors with potential.
It's a moving and engrossing charater study that goes over the top from time to time, but never makes you lose your interest. You care about all the characters, whether you like them or detest them, until after it's over, and you realize how sad their lives truly are. At that point, even the detestable characters evoke pathos.
This definitely is a movie that film-lovers should see. If for no other reason, it's great to see the actors before they all broke (and to see the ones that didn't quite live up to potential). But above all, it's a film that deserves it just due, and it's viewing by more people."
Homelessness Hollywood style...
A. Ort | Youngstown, Ohio | 03/22/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)

"There is a superficiality to this movie that is a bit disconcerting. I suppose it is ironic that big time actors (many not so big then) play no name children of the street. It raises awareness, yes, but it also makes it look kind of cool.I lived in Seattle for a while and the young people living on the street have a certain belief in the 'coolness' of their lifestyle that actually validates this movie to a degree. Having worked with the homeless in my hometown, I've learned that it is not monolithic. There are as many 'types' of homeless people as there are homeless people. Does that make me an expert? No. However, that being said, this is an excellent movie. The cast is phenomenal. With a score by Melissa Etheridge, the movie feels in places like a rock video but it also helps with the flow and mood. The movie does a good job of exposing, to a greater or lesser degree, the problems that leads to and come with being on the street. It ain't pretty and the movie never really leads you to that conclusion. While it certainly isn't graphic in an extreme sense, it does give you just enough to feel."
Where This Movie Takes You
Heather Taylor | Rittman, OH United States | 02/23/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)

"With an all-star cast and a great premise, Where The Day Takes You takes a hard look at the lives of children on the streets of Hollywood. The cast includes such greats as Dermot Mulroney, Lara Flynn Boyle, Will Smith and Sean Astin, more recently of The Lord of the Rings Trilogy fame. Both realistic and unsettling, Where The Day Takes You is one movie that I am truly glad I took time to watch."