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The Boys Next Door (1985)

 -  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 ... See full summary »

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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. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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The anger. The destructiveness. The urge to kill in cold blood. They weren't born with it... See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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October 1985 (USA)  »

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Blind Rage  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Nicolas Cage turned down the role of Roy Alston. See more »

Quotes

Bo Richards: What's the note say?
Roy Alston: Thanks... for... taking... up... two... parking... places, ass... hole.
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References An Unnatural Act (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Let Me Rock
Performed by Chequered Past
Composed by Michael Des Barres and Steve Jones
Published by Makiki Publishing Co. Ltd. (ASCAP) and MCA Music (BMI)
Courtesy of EMI/America Records
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chilling!
16 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

After seeing this gritty drama, then you wonder why there are nuts in the world. The movie is more ( in a weird kinda way), like a docudrama. It shows how 2 people can become alienated and rejected from society, to become heartless animals. Not to justify what they do, but if these two boys were somewhat loved, maybe they wouldn't be cold blooded killers. There's a scene where one of the teens father ignores him totally. That is shocking. But watching it will disturb you.


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