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The Doom Generation (1995)

Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.

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Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.

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A Heterosexual Film by Gregg Araki. See more »


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Rated R for strong vicious violence, graphic sexuality, pervasive strong language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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27 October 1995 (USA)  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$27,812, 29 October 1995, Limited Release

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$259,319
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Trivia

The final screen appearance of 'Don Galloway.' See more »

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[first lines]
Amy Blue: Fuck.
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"A big no thanks to Cheryl Ladd" See more »

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Featured in Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema (2006) See more »

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First Dark Ride
Performed by Coil
Written by John Balance (as Balance) / Peter Christopherson (as Christopherson) / Danny Hyde (as Hyde)
Courtesy of Eskaton/Threshold House/Nothing
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A rush.
26 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

Wow. What a film. This highly enterntaining, slick, fast movie, requires multiple viewings. The more you put in the more you get out. The story is a simple one. A teenage couple, sick of the world, pick up a drifter after a concert at quite a metaphorical venue. They then get dragged through murder, drugs, sex (Highly un-erotic), ya know, the usual. The dreamy, surreal visuals are a delight, and the symbollic use of colours and light are mind-blowing if not hypnotic. Please dont be disgusted, during the first viewing, instead look between the lines, where you will find the truth. I highly recommend this film to anyone who like to ask 'why?'.


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