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The Boys Next Door (1985)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  October 1985 (USA)
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Roy and Bo leave their small town the weekend after graduation for a short road trip to LA. Soon, they find themselves lashing out and leaving a trail of bodies behind them. The violence escalates throughout.

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Blackie Dammett ...
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Phil Rubenstein ...
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Roy and Bo leave their small town the weekend after graduation for a short road trip to LA. Soon, they find themselves lashing out and leaving a trail of bodies behind them. The violence escalates throughout.

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Young. Handsome. Desirable. Deadly. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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October 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blind Rage  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Actor Crispin Glover auditioned for the part of Bo and tested with Maxwell Caulfield. According to the audio commentary for the film, Director Penelope Spheeris said Glover's performance was "too psychotic". See more »

Quotes

Roy Alston: I've got stuff inside of me.
Bo Richards: What, feel like cancer or something?
Roy Alston: You remember Christmas? That guy smashing your car and taking off? You could do nothing about it.
Bo Richards: I was so pissed off, man. I wanted to kill that guy.
Roy Alston: That's how I feel all the time.
Bo Richards: Hey, come on, man. You're righteously pissed off. Hell, you're like a lot of people.
Roy Alston: I thought the Marines would get it out of my system.
Bo Richards: All you're going to get out of the Marines is a bad haircut.
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Spellbound
Performed by Code Blue
Composed by Dean Chamberlain & S.A. Chamberlain
Published by Hybridesign (ASCAP)
Administered by Bug Music
Courtesy of Enigma Records
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Just as good as I remember....
5 April 2002 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie for the first time 8-9 years ago when I accidently zapped into it on cable tv. I remember it made strong impression on me and that I liked it a lot. Now almost 10 years later I bought the DVD and I must say it makes just as strong impression now. The movie is great & shocking and really makes you think what some people are capable of. I recommend this to everyone that want something more then just the ordinary action movies, but be aware,the movie is very violent and probably not suitable for everyone...


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