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Lost Angels (1989)





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Adam Horovitz, of Beastie Boys fame, plays a troublesome teen who is shipped off by his wealthy parents to an institute for "problem" youths. This is the sort of place where any sign of rebellion is dealt with in draconian fashion. The strapped-down Horovitz tells his life story to psychiatrist Donald Sutherland. In flashback, we see a fairly docile young Horovitz, whose chance involvement in a rumble instigated by gang leader Don Bloomfield leads to an arrest. Appearing in court, Horovitz is railroaded into the institute by his father, more as a means of getting even with his divorced wife than out of any concern for his son. Sutherland tries to help, but Horovitz betrays the doctor's trust once too often. Only by extricating himself from the influence of Bloomfield does Horovitz have any chance for redemption--and only by undergoing a domestic reversal of his own is Sutherland truly able to aid the boy.more
Rating: R (adult situations/language, nudity, violence)
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Michael Weller, Hilary Henkin
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On DVD: Mar 27, 2012
Orion Home Video

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Adam Horowitz
as Tim Doolan
Donald Sutherland
as Dr. Charles Loftis
Amy Locane
as Cheryl Anderson
Don Bloomfield
as Andy Doolan
Celia Weston
as Felicia Marks
Graham Beckel
as Richard Doolan
Patricia Richardson
as Mrs. Anderson
Ron Frazier
as Barton Marks
Gary Riley
as Spooky
Eddie Hernandez II
as 10th Street Boy
Max Perlich
as Frankie
Dana Behr
as Anita
Kevin Tighe
as Dr. Gaeyl
John C. McGinley
as Dr. Farmer
Jane Hallaren
as Grace Willig
Peter Maloney
as Dr. Peter Ames
Lee Wilkof
as Ted Bingham
Marjie Rynearson
as Receptionist
Frances Fisher
as Judith Loftis
Jack Gold
as Judge
Keone Young
as Victor Eng
Park Overall
as Richard Doolan's Gir...
Sharmon Anciola
as Charles Loftis' Daug...
Henry R. Harris
as Juvenile Hall Police...
Gordon Michaels
as Bartender
John Dichter
as Policeman
Diane Perella
as Woman at Felicia and...
Larry Gregory Nelson
as District Attorney
William Steis
as Field Policeman
Ronald C. Frazier
as Barton Marks
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Time Out
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New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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