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PG-13| 1 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
With hopes of becoming the superintendent of her school district, Principal Weller (Julie Bowen) takes a hard-line stance against any act or behavior that she deems an insurrection. However, almost everything her students do to express themselves is problematic to Weller. Tired of being silenced and kept down, one high-school senior, Holden Donovan (Gregory Smith), rallies his classmates from all different social groups to join in protest against Weller's attacks on their personal freedoms.

Cast: Gregory Smith , Stephanie Sherrin , Nicole Richie , Malik Yoba , Julie Bowen , Caitlin Wachs , Emy Coligado , Chris Morris

Director: Josh Stolberg

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Slowhand Cinema Releasing

Kids in America (2005)

Release Date: October 21st, 2005|1 hr. 29 min.

critic reviews (10)
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  • 50
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Overall, though, you get the exhausting feeling that Stolberg is desperately trying to prove how cool he is. And didn't you see enough of that in high school? show more

  • 40
    Sheri Linden The Hollywood Reporter

    Well-meaning but woefully unconvincing. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Once in a blue moon a movie escapes the shackles of its genre and does what it really wants to do. Kids in America is a movie like that. It breaks out of Hollywood jail. show more

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