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Film: The Violent Years
The Violent Years is a 1956 Glurgefest bringing us the story of one young Paula Parkins. She has it all on the surface... money, things, a lovely house, beauty and youth. However, the movie posits, she lacks the most important thing, true parental attention.

This lack of attention means that Paula must naturally turn to crime to get satisfaction with life. She forms a girl gang with three friends and they end up knocking over gas stations. Eventually they're forced to switch targets, and ultimately Paula seeks greater fare. And boy does she (and her friends) get it.

Ed Wood didn't direct this film, but he did write it.

For the Mystery Science Theater 3000 version, please go to the episode recap page.

The Judge's "The Reason You Suck" Speech also provides the intro samples for the Ministry song "So What".


The Violent Years contains the following tropes:


The Ten CommandmentsFilms of the 1950sThe Wrong Man
Village of the GiantsMystery Science Index 3000 Warrior of the Lost World

alternative title(s): The Violent Years
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