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.
The film was originally released on April 10, 1992, which would have been Joseph Pulitzer's 145th birthday.
I smell money.
Crutchy: You smell foul.
When Boots and Les sing their solos in "King of New York", you can see the hands on the backs of their chairs that push them up.
Right before the credits begin rolling, a boy with a newspaper jumps up and the shot freezes on him. At the end of the credits the shot unfreezes and he falls down and rolls on the ground.
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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