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Kids for Cash (2013)

PG-13
102 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

Kids For Cash is a riveting look behind the notorious judicial scandal that rocked the nation. Beyond the millions paid and high stakes corruption, Kids For Cash exposes a shocking American secret. In the wake of the shootings at Columbine...See moreKids For Cash is a riveting look behind the notorious judicial scandal that rocked the nation. Beyond the millions paid and high stakes corruption, Kids For Cash exposes a shocking American secret. In the wake of the shootings at Columbine, a small town celebrates a charismatic judge who is hell-bent on keeping kids in line...until one parent dares to question the motives behind his brand of justice. This real life thriller reveals the untold stories of the masterminds at the center of the scandal and the chilling aftermath of lives destroyed in the process - a stunning emotional roller coaster. Written by Kids for Cash See less
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Jay Gillespie | Ed Marritz (as Eddie Marritz)
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Opening weekend
$36,639
Gross (US & Canada)
$143,178
Gross (World)
$143,178
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Release date
Nov 17, 2013 (United States)

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Joanne Balasavage
Herself - Charlie Balasavage's Mother Herself - Charlie Balasavage's Mother   See fewer
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Justin Bodnar
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Lisa Griffiths
Herself - Justin Bodnar's Mother Herself - Justin Bodnar's Mother   See fewer
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Sandy Fonzo
Herself - Edward Kenzakoski's Mother Herself - Edward Kenzakoski's Mother   See fewer
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Amanda Lorah
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Terry Lorah
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Terrie Morgan-Besecker
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Hillary Transue
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Laurene Transue
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Marsha Levick
Herself - Deputy Director and Chief Counsel of Juvenile Law Center Herself - Deputy Director and Chief Counsel of Juvenile Law Center   See fewer
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Robert G. Schwartz
Himself - Executive Director, Juvenile Law Center (as Bob Schwartz) Himself - Executive Director, Juvenile Law Center (as Bob Schwartz)   See fewer
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Mark Arthur Ciavarella
Himself - Convicted Former Judge (as Mark Ciavarella) Himself - Convicted Former Judge (as Mark Ciavarella)   See fewer
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Michael Conahan
Himself - Convicted Former Judge Himself - Convicted Former Judge   See fewer
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Steve Corbett
Himself - Radio Host, WILK-FM Himself - Radio Host, WILK-FM   See fewer
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Basil G. Russin
Himself - Chief Public Defender, Luzerne County Himself - Chief Public Defender, Luzerne County   See fewer
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Jeffrey T. Namey
Himself - Superintendent, Wilkes-Barre Area School District Himself - Superintendent, Wilkes-Barre Area School District   See fewer
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Jim Avila
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Candice Kelly
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7.1 / 10 | 1,831 votes