Punks (2001)




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The never-ending search for Mr. Right takes a surprise detour into totally unexplored territory with PUNKS. This sparkling, rhythm-and-blues-driven romantic comedy is the story of four close-knit friends trying to find that mythical relationship that will make finally make things right. But if you think that sounds familiar, think again, because PUNKS is the first-ever comic love story set amidst the world of African-American gay men.

The four best friends in PUNKS are each doing … More

Rating: R (for strong sexual content including graphic dialogue, and for language)
Genre: Gay & Lesbian, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Patrick-Ian Polk, Patrik-Ian Polk
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as Health Counselor

as Gilbert

as Chris/Crystal

as Chris' Boyfriend

as Felicity
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All Critics (15) | Top Critics (6)

Terrific entertainment, full of wit and energy, alternately hilarious and serious -- and very sexy.

Full Review… | November 16, 2001
Los Angeles Times
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Infectious and saucy.

Full Review… | November 16, 2001
Dallas Morning News
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Lively, well-acted and directed with assurance by newcomer Patrik-Ian Polk.

November 2, 2001
New York Post
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Admirable for its candor, its good humor and its bravery.

Full Review… | November 2, 2001
New York Times
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Thanks to an uninhibited screenplay and the easy, unforced chemistry of its ensemble cast, Punks is mostly good, snappy fun.

Full Review… | October 30, 2001
Village Voice
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