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The Doom Generation (1995)

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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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Gregg Araki

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Duval ... Jordan White
Rose McGowan ... Amy Blue
Johnathon Schaech ... Xavier Red
Cress Williams ... Peanut
Skinny Puppy Skinny Puppy ... Gang of Goons
Dustin Nguyen ... Quickiemart Clerk
Margaret Cho ... Clerk's Wife
Lauren Tewes ... TV Anchorwoman
Christopher Knight ... TV Anchorman
Nicky Katt ... Carnoburger Cashier
Johanna Went Johanna Went ... Carnoburger Co-Worker
Perry Farrell ... Stop 'n' Go Clerk
Amanda Bearse ... Barmaid
Parker Posey ... Brandi
Salvator Xuereb ... Biker
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Storyline

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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They're young, over-sexed and completely f*cked See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 October 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Doom Generation See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,812, 29 October 1995, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$259,319
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (R-rated) | (cut)

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Gregg Araki's first openly heterosexual movie. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Amy Blue: Fuck.
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Crazy Credits

"Go out and buy the fucking soundtrack album, available on CD and cassette on American Recordings." See more »

Alternate Versions

The edited, R-rated version omits 13 minutes of footage, including explicit dialogue bits, sex scenes, and large portions of the ending. See more »

Connections

References Star Trek (1966) See more »

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On the Wheel
Performed by Curve
Written by Toni Halliday / Dean Garcia
Courtesy of Virgin Records/BMG Records UK Ltd
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Never Seen Anything Like It
16 August 2001 | by cocaine_rodeoSee all my reviews

This was one of the strangest movie I've ever seen, but at the same time, one of the most meaningful. This was a good movie. There was a sadistic violence, a bunch of sex scenes, vulgarity, more graphic violence, more sex, a three way, and an incredibly sad, tragic ending.

If you are able to look past all this (many people cannot, mind you), than you will see a good movie about three teenage tortured souls cruising along the urban pits of Los Angeles, who run into a crazy clerk with a shotgun, a crazy drive thru attendant with a shotgun, a nasty blonde with a sword, and some really scary Neo Nazis, who all think Amy Blue is someone else.

Rose McGowen is Amy Blue, the sexy, angry, speed taking, tough as nails lead character, James Duval is Amy's naive, stoner boyfriend Jordan White, and Johnathon Schaech was Xavier Red, the crazy, dangerous, kinky, and violent source of trouble. If you have a strong stomach, and don't mind harshly sad endings, check it out, but be aware, because you might get grossed out and leave (I almost did). 9/10


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