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Kids (1995), directed by Larry Clark (VIDEO)

Watch the trailer for Kids, directed by Larry Clark; No. 45 on our list of the 100 best New York movies.

New York movies: Kids (1995)

Marking the breakthroughs of two signature NYC voices—director Larry Clark and screenwriter Harmony Korine (age 19 when writing it)—this docu-style provocation put Washington Square’s sexually active skaters at the center of an NC-17 controversy. Critics and moral guardians tut-tutted, but New York City’s urban rep was burnished as the place where wayward youth party hardest.—Joshua Rothkopf

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