Kids in America (2005) Synopsis
"Kids in America" follows high-school students who decide to stand up for their rights.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
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...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
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...
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
Well-meaning but woefully unconvincing.
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L.A. Weekly

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A trite teen comedy burdened with lofty aspirations of rallying adolescent audiences to political action.
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40

Dallas Observer

By Melissa Levine
Has its heart in the right place, but its head seems to be lost in a swirling maelstrom of teen movies that have come before.
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40

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
Because Kids in America can't decide whether it wants to be a stock teenage comedy or something more, it ends up stranded in the middle of...
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40

Variety

By Justin Chang
Josh Stolberg launches a scalding attack on the stodgy conservatism of the American public school system, only to end up stacking the deck...
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Village Voice

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Nicole Richie loyalists are sure to be confounded (along with the rest of us) by Kids in America, the weirdly anti-Bush high school "satire"...
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38

TV Guide

By Angel Cohn
The cast is eclectic and talented, but their roles are two-dimensional and the is-it-or-isn't-it-satirical? tone ensures that their...
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38

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Filmmaker Josh Stolberg claims to have been inspired by real-life events, but mostly he ineptly rips off other movies and wastes a cast...
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Rated PG-13 | For sexual content, mature thematic elements and language