Wild in the Streets

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Wild in the Streets ★★½ 1968

Satire set in the future, where a malcontent rock star becomes president after the voting age is lowered to 14. Adults over 30 are imprisoned and fed a daily dose of LSD. The president gets his comeuppance when challenged by even younger youths. Very groovy, very political in its own way, very funny. 97m/C VHS, DVD . Christopher Jones, Shelley Winters, Hal Holbrook, Richard Pryor, Diane Varsi, Millie Perkins, Ed Begley Sr., Barry Williams, Dick Clark; D: Barry Shear; W: Robert Thom; C: Richard Moore; M: Les Baxter.