The Violent Years
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Parental neglect is firmly to blame in this low-budget potboiler scripted by the immortal Edward D. Wood Jr. Paula Parkins (Jean Moorhead) is a spoiled rich girl who turns to kicks when her parents become too engrossed in their careers and charity work. She leads a gang of similar-minded young ladies who rob gas stations and attack teenage couples parked in lovers' lanes (even sexually assaulting a hapless young romeo). Paula's father is the editor of the local newspaper and has inside information on the police's plans to catch the mysterious gang, so they stay one step ahead of… More

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"Ed Wood-o-manes may want to sully their pedicures in this one."
‑ Pat Graham, Chicago Reader
"Exquisitely dumbfounding melodrama about a quartet of tough high-school girls."
‑ Rob Gonsalves,
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