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Ratboy (1986)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 17 October 1986 (USA)
Several shady and shallow people try to profit, one after the other, from a physically deformed teenager whose face looks like a snout of a rodent and who lives hidden in a city garbage dump, alone and miserable.

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Nikki Morrison
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Manny
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Acting Coach
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Robert Jewell
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Lee 'Dial-A-Prayer'
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Billy Morrison
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Omer Morrison
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Charles Bartlett ...
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Derelict Ralph
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A physically deformed and somewhat feral teenager whose face looks like the snout of a rodent lives in solitude and misery in a city dump. Two rednecks come across his lair and kidnap him. They inform the papers about their find in case someone might want to see or interview the "Ratboy". Only Nikki, a bored fired window dresser pretending to be a reporter shows up. She wants to profit off of the child as well, so she calls the cops who arrest the rednecks and she takes the child with her to her flat. She and her two dummy brothers try to think of a way to profit on the boy, but he tends to get easily agitated and depressed and no one wants anything to do with him except possibly hurt him emotionally or even physically. Written by Anonymous

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it's so hard to be different...

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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PG-13 | See all certifications »
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17 October 1986 (USA)  »

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Ratboy - Perdido na Multidão  »

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Debut film as a director for Sondra Locke. See more »

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During the drive through Hollywood, shots from the driver's side of the car show Hollywood Blvd., but shots from the passenger's side show Sunset Blvd. See more »

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Featured in Movie Nights: Ratboy (2014) See more »

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Looking for Trouble
Written by Sam Lorber and Dave Innis
Performed by Tj Seals
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This movie stinks!!!!!!!!
24 June 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

If you keep a list of the worst movies that you have ever seen, go and track this down and watch it. This movie is definitely a stinkfest that is about 105 minutes too long(That's the whole movie folks!!!!!!!) Two thumbs way way down.


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