Most Popular "Boyhood Friend" Titles
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1. Stand by Me (1986)
R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama
After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.
2. Casino (1995)
R | 178 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two mobster best friends and a trophy wife over a gambling empire.
3. The Basketball Diaries (1995)
R | 102 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction. As a member of a seemingly unbeatable high school ... See full summary »
4. The Haunted Mansion (2003)
PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A realtor and his wife and children are summoned to a mansion, which they soon discover is haunted, and while they attempt to escape, he learns an important lesson about the family he has neglected.
5. Repo Men (2010)
R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he has purchased. He must therefore go on the run before said ticker is repossessed.
6. The Kite Runner (2007)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama
After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.
8. 1900 (1976)
R | 317 min | Drama
Set in Italy, the film follows the lives and interactions of two boys/men, one born a bastard of peasant stock (Depardieu), the other born to a land owner (de Niro). The drama spans from ... See full summary »
9. Cemetery Junction (2010)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
A 1970s-set comedy centered on three young working class friends in a dreary suburb of Reading.
10. North Sea Texas (2011)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance
A teenage boy's search for love finds him fixated on a boy who lives nearby.
11. Beautiful Thing (1996)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In a suburb of London, young Jamie is escaping sport hours, to avoid being the victim of his comrades. Young Ste, his neighbor, is beaten by his father, and comes to sleep overnight. They discover new feelings, sleeping in the same bed.
12. The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.
13. Men Behind the Sun (1988)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, History, Horror
Japanese troops round up Chinese and Russian prisoners of war and take them to a place called Squadron 731, where they are grotesquely tortured and experimented on to test new biological weapons.
15. Goodnight, Mister Tom (1998 TV Movie)
108 min | Drama, War
A shy and quiet WWII evacuee is housed by a disgruntled old man, but they soon develop a close friendship.
16. The Seven-Ups (1973)
PG | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A tough detective who is part of an elite New York City unit is trying to find out who killed his partner, but uncovers a plot to kidnap mobsters for money.
17. Nightmare (1981)
Unrated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A mental-patient, who is troubled with horrible nightmares, has escaped from his hospital. Now on the streets he can't help killing innocent people. But there is one family he is more than ... See full summary »
18. Kiss the Bride (2007)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
In high school, Matt and Ryan were best friends. More than friends, actually. But in the ensuing ten years, they've lost contact. So when Matt receives an invitation to Ryan's wedding he's ... See full summary »
19. Kings Row (1942)
Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
The dark side and hypocrisy of provincial American life is seen through the eyes of five children as they grow to adulthood at the turn-of-the-century.
20. Against the Current (2009)
R | 98 min | Drama
Struggling with a tragic past, a man with an urgent calling enlists two friends to help him swim the length of the Hudson River.
21. Lilies (1996)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
1952: Bishop Bilodeau visits a québécois prison to hear the confession of a boyhood friend jailed for murder 40 years ago. The inmates force the prelate to watch a play depicting what ... See full summary »
22. Day Zero (2007)
R | 92 min | Drama
The military draft is back, three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time, they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor.
23. Nico and Dani (2000)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings.
24. A Separate Peace (1972)
PG | 104 min | Drama
Gene and Finny are two boys who are best friends living in 1943, at the height of World War II. The idea that the boys will most likely be drafted when they turn eighteen is surrounding ... See full summary »
25. Ice Men (2004)
108 min | Drama
For the first time since taking possession of the family cabin, Vaughn has invited his best friends up for a winter weekend of hunting and drinking. But the arrival of unexpected visitors ... See full summary »
26. Who's Your Monkey? (2007)
R | Comedy
In Jacksonville, Florida, four friends since grade school who are now in their early 30s face the challenges of adulthood: Hutto is about to become a father, Laith is intimidated by his ... See full summary »
27. Robby (1968)
60 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Shipwrecked on a tropical island, a young boy befriends an abandoned native youth, forcing him to reevaluate societal prejudice about race, religion and nudity.
28. Class Trip (1998)
96 min | Drama, Mystery
A schoolboy Nicholas always worries about something. When he goes on a school skiing trip, all his visions and nightmares take him over.
30. The Lesser Evil (1998)
R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller
When four young boys decide to go over-board with dealing with two bullies, they believe they can get away with their crime. Years later, new evidence appears and the cops are back on the ... See full summary »
31. The Whiz Kids (2001)
21 min | Short, Drama
Two sixteen year old boys, Marcos and Johannes, spend their days racing, wrestling, hanging out, watching videos and playing hide-and-seek at nights. A closeness develops between the two of... See full summary »
32. The Business of Fancydancing (2002)
103 min | Drama, Music
Seymour Polatkin is a successful, gay Indian poet from Spokane who confronts his past when he returns to his childhood home on the reservation to attend the funeral of a dear friend.
33. Colegas (1982)
117 min | Drama
Two best friends are forced into street hustling and and ever-expanding life of crime when one impregnates the sister of the other.
35. Guest Wife (1945)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
Christopher Price, a small-town bank executive, continues to be loyal to and idolize his boyhood friend, Joseph Jefferson Parker, a famous war correspondent. But Chris's wife, Mary, is none... See full summary »
36. The Year of the First Kiss (2002)
94 min | Comedy, Drama
31 year-old Tristan remembers the time when he was 15 and had just hit puberty. But he is not alone in this, he is with a large group of friends: Specki, a fat kid who is always stuffing ... See full summary »
38. Stronger Than Blood (2010)
109 min | Crime, Drama
Fresh out of juvenile prison, Tommy has sworn off the drugs. But when the going gets tough, the only support he finds is from his best friend Sule - who has "the master plan": one last drug deal to finance their own auto body shop.
39. Double Parked (2000)
98 min | Comedy, Drama
A resourceful and high-spirited woman deals with financial distress and her asthmatic thirteen-year-old son when his life is gravely complicated by a new friendship with the son of her former drunken and abusive husband.
41. Ivan & Abraham (1993)
105 min | Drama
In 1930s Poland, it was traditional for some Christian boys to live for a time with Jewish families in order to learn a trade from Jewish craftsmen. For this reason, Ivan has gone to live ... See full summary »
42. What Happened Then? (1934)
62 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance
Young Raymond Rudford,sculptor, is on trial for slitting the throat of his uncle, who had adopted and raised him after Raymond's parent's died when he was a young boy. The prosecution ... See full summary »
45. The Phantom Cowboy (1941)
Passed | 56 min | Western
Stan Borden with the help of the stooge Sheriff is out to get the Toreno ranch. Kicking the peons off the ranch, they kill Miguel's father. Miguel then becomes the masked El Lobo and when ... See full summary »
46. Western Gold (1937)
Approved | 57 min | Western
A Westerner in the Union Army discovers that gold shipments from the West are being captured by Southerners.
Adventure, Family, Fantasy | Announced
When vengeful spirits steal his little brother's soul, 13-year-old MAX and his friends must venture into their town's Revolutionary War-era mine to get it back.
48. My Son Is a Criminal (1939)
Approved | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
"Big Tim" Halloran retires as Police Chief, and hopes his son, Tim, will join the police force. But the son opts for racketeering and, running a garage for Velvikak Taxicabs. He uses his ... See full summary »
49. Circumstances (2010)
Childhood friends torn apart after a tragedy; each carries the guilt of an evening that started in victory and ended in loss. After four years they come back to their hometown not wanting to face what they once left behind.