PG | | Drama, Family, History
A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business.
Most of the cast trained in dance and martial arts for eight to ten weeks, beginning in February of 1991 until April, before filming commenced.
I've never been to Brooklyn. Have you?
Boots: I spent a month there one night.
When David tries to give back Jack's papers, he offers him less than half his stack. However, Jack bought him 50 papers, whereas David bought only 20 papers.
During the closing credits, the names of the cast are divided in three groups billed as such: The Newsies, Friends of the Newsies and The Opposing Forces.
The featurettes on the DVD version of "Newsies", include at least two scenes that were altered in the final movie:
$1,232,508 12 April 1992
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