Wild in the Streets Poster

Release Date: May 29th, 1968

R|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
Archetypal 1960s musician Max Frost (Christopher Jones) lends his backing to a Senate candidate who wants to give 18-year-olds the right to vote, but he takes things a step further than expected. Inspired by their hero's words, Max's fans pressure their leaders into extending the vote to citizens as young as 15. Max and his followers capitalize on their might by bringing new issues to the fore, but, drunk on power, they soon take generational warfare to terrible extremes.

Cast: Shelley Winters, Christopher Jones, Diane Varsi, Richard Pryor, Kevin Coughlin, Michael Margotta, May Ishihara, Salli Sachse

Director: Barry Shear

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: American International Pictures (AIP)

Distributors: MGM Home Entertainment, American International Pictures, Home Box Office (HBO) [us]

Keywords: 1960s, Offbeat, Transformation, Rise, Quest, Los Angeles

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