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Children of the Night (1985)

Fact-based drama about a sociology graduate (Kathleen Quinlan) who starts working with teen prostitutes in Hollywood. The film does not draw back on its depiction of the brutality that the ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert Markowitz

Writers:

William Wood (story), Vickie Patik (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kathleen Quinlan ... Lois Lee
Nicholas Campbell ... Larry
Mario Van Peebles ... Roy Spanish
Lar Park-Lincoln ... Valerie
Wallace Langham ... Kevin (as Wally Ward)
Eddie Velez ... Tom
David L. Crowley ... Marty (as David Crowley)
Donald Hotton ... Dr. Norris
Marta Kober Marta Kober ... Linda
Laura Esterman Laura Esterman ... Arlene
Sherri Stoner Sherri Stoner ... Brandy
Michael Shaner Michael Shaner ... Jerry
Vincent J. Isaac Vincent J. Isaac ... Jink
Michelle Ann Martin Michelle Ann Martin ... Ginger
Monica Calhoun ... Wanda
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Fact-based drama about a sociology graduate (Kathleen Quinlan) who starts working with teen prostitutes in Hollywood. The film does not draw back on its depiction of the brutality that the teens face nor of the exploitation that occurs from the pimps and johns who use them. Pat Benatar's song "Hell Is For Children" is used to set the film's theme. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 October 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crianças da Noite See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

When Valerie is cleaning off the gash on her stomach, there is no sign of a wound. See more »

Quotes

Valerie: Let go of me! You shouldn't go around huggin' whores, Lois.
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Soundtracks

Hell is for Children
Performed by Pat Benatar
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"I'M GONNA SWEEP THOSE HOOKERS RIGHT OFFA' THE STREET..."
15 August 2000 | by myxedupSee all my reviews

Kathleen Quinlan as suburban do-gooder. She's on a mission to help run-away teens off of the streets, and into her over-crowded home. The taming of the wild street children proves quite a challenge.

Lots of teens-in-despair here. Lots of 80's fashions (hair, make-up, bracelets, Oh My)

Watchable only because the movie's musical theme is Pat Benatar's "Hell is for Children".


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