Another Day in Paradise
Another Day in Paradise (1997)

'Another Day in Paradise' follows the exploits of Bobbie, a teenage runaway and thief who is happy making money the hard way -- stealing it by breaking into vending machines. He is approached by the funny and charismatic uncle of a… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 30, 1997
DVD Release Date: June 5, 2001
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle

A well-executed scene can be followed by another where Clark shows no sense of the tone of which he'd just been in such tight control.

Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune

It's hard for Another Day in Paradise to bring anything new to the well-worn road traveled by thugs on the run. But director Larry Clark and an energetic cast keep things jumping in this morality tale about the down and dirty.

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Michael Dequina

Director Larry Clark has served up another gritty look at lowlife scum, but the results this time aren't nearly as fascinating.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail


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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

As contradictory as it is energetic, the film takes as many risks as its people do and as a result strikes a highly contemporary nerve.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

This is a strong, powerful movie.

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Manohla Dargis
L.A. Weekly

A routine genre film.

Paul Tatara

This is not a movie for everyone, and I'm not certain that I even want to recommend it with strong reservations.

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Scott Weinberg

As close to 'mainstream' as Clarks' ever going to get ... which isn't much.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Leigh Ryan
What a weird-ass film. But it was better than some movies I've seen.
Mike T.
Larry Clark's second film is more conventional than his controversial debut (Kids), but it's still intensely watchable and well-made. When walking us… More
Dean McKenna
Really sickening of darker group of a drug addicts and bit explicit sex scenes of young junkie couples that filmmaker Larry Clark made including… More
Christopher Brown
The one Larry Clark movie that it's a stretch to call it kiddie porn. Though it's nothing special at all, a generic story of a bunch of small time… More
John Ballantine
I always want more Larry Clark despite the fact that his films tend to reveal the rather disturbing underbelly of America. This isn't "Kids" but… More