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Summary When a Hell's kitchen prank goes awry, a group of boys are sent to a reform institution, where they experience brutal sexual assaults by the sadistic "caretakers." Many years later, a pair of the now-grown victims encounter their chief tormenter and plot to exact revenge.

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Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 18 Critic Reviews
49
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 152 User Ratings
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Summary When a Hell's kitchen prank goes awry, a group of boys are sent to a reform institution, where they experience brutal sexual assaults by the sadistic "caretakers." Many years later, a pair of the now-grown victims encounter their chief tormenter and plot to exact revenge.

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 18 Critic Reviews
49
50% Positive
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17% Mixed
3 Reviews
33% Negative
6 Reviews

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 18 Critic Reviews
49
50% Positive
9 Reviews
17% Mixed
3 Reviews
33% Negative
6 Reviews

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 152 User Ratings
8.0
82% Positive
124 Ratings
11% Mixed
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8% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 152 User Ratings
8.0
82% Positive
124 Ratings
11% Mixed
16 Ratings
8% Negative
12 Ratings

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Production Company Astoria Films, Baltimore Pictures, Polygram Filmed Entertainment, Propaganda Films, Warner Bros.
Release Date Oct 18, 1996
Duration 2 h 27 m
Rating R
Tagline When friendship runs deeper than blood
Academy Awards, USA
1 Nomination
YoungStar Awards
2 Nominations
Young Artist Awards
2 Nominations