The New Kids

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The New Kids (1985, USA) is a Thriller directed by Sean S. Cunningham


Main Details

  • Released in 1985
  • Color
  • Running time: 89 minutes
  • Directed by Sean S. Cunningham
  • Produced by Sean S. Cunningham, Barbara De Fina, Andrew Fogelson
  • Written by Stephen Gyllenhaal, Brian Taggert
  • Starring: Shannon Presby, Lori Loughlin, James Spader, John Philbin, Eddie Jones, Eric Stoltz, Tom Atkins
  • Music by Michel Rubini, Lalo Schifrin
  • Cinematography by Steven Poster

Plot Summary

  • A brother and sister arrive in a small town to help their relatives run an amusement park, and they find the town is terrorized by a local street gang.


  • The kids learned three things about southern hospitality, blood, sweat and terror!
  • A new ticket to terror from the director of "Friday the 13th."
  • They are alone. On their own. Without parents. Without friends. Trying to make it in a new town. Facing a dangerous new enemy. A gang that will stop at nothing to add one new word to their lives. Terror.
  • They can't afford to lose.
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