MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 8,397 this week

We Think the World of You (1988)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  March 1989 (USA)
6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 260 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 6 critic

An aimless young man, Johnny, is sent prison. He entrusts his beloved dog, Evie, to the care of his former lover and best friend, Frank. When he gets out of prison, he has to face ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(novel),
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 47 titles
created 24 May 2011
 
a list of 3664 titles
created 14 May 2013
 
list image
a list of 10 titles
created 16 Jul 2013
 
a list of 389 titles
created 05 Feb 2014
 
list image
a list of 44 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: We Think the World of You (1988)

We Think the World of You (1988) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of We Think the World of You.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

An affair between a young woman and a pastor has disastrous consequences.

Director: Roland Joffé
Stars: Demi Moore, Gary Oldman, Robert Duvall
Sid and Nancy (1986)
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Morbid biographical story of Sid Vicious, bassist with British punk group the Sex Pistols, and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen. When the Sex Pistols break up after their fateful US tour, ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Cox
Stars: Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb, David Hayman
The Contender (2000)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A woman's most intimate secrets come to light as she runs for Vice President.

Director: Rod Lurie
Stars: Joan Allen, Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges
Henry & June (1990)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In 1931 Paris, Anais Nin meets Henry Miller and his wife June. Intrigued by them both, she begins expanding her sexual horizons with her husband Hugo as well as with Henry and others. June ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Kaufman
Stars: Fred Ward, Uma Thurman, Maria de Medeiros
Tiptoes (2003)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Two brothers - a dwarf (Rolfe) and one normal-sized (Steve). When Steve's girlfriend Carol becomes pregnant, the pair are fearful that the baby will inherit the dwarfism gene. Matters are ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Bright
Stars: Gary Oldman, Peter Dinklage, Kate Beckinsale
Basquiat (1996)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Basquiat tells the story of the meteoric rise of youthful artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Starting out as a street artist, living in Thompkins Square Park in a cardboard box, Jean-Michel is "... See full summary »

Director: Julian Schnabel
Stars: Jeffrey Wright, Michael Wincott, Benicio Del Toro
Reborn (1981)
Drama | Thriller | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A man discovers that his girlfriend is a "stigmata" (someone whose hands and feet mysteriously bleed in the same places where Jesus Christ was crucified) and tries to keep her out of the ... See full summary »

Director: Bigas Luna
Stars: Dennis Hopper, Michael Moriarty, Antonella Murgia
Comedy | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

This story throws Elvis impersonators, Native Americans, a cowboy, a drop dead beautiful blond assassin, a frat boy, two corrupt sheriffs, the girl next door and a prostitute into a chase ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winnick
Stars: Christian Slater, Powers Boothe, Dane Cook
Morgan's Boy (TV Series 1984)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Stars: Gareth Thomas, Martyn Hesford, Maxine Audley
Summer Season (TV Series 1985)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Stars: Tim Wylton, Marion Bailey, Charles Dale
Cold War Killers (TV Movie 1986)
Thriller | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A missing 1950s era airplane is found 27 years later at the bottom of a lake. British and Soviet spy agencies are intensely interested.

Director: William Brayne
Stars: Martin Dale, Peter Ivatts, Mike Lane
Screen Two (1985–2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »

Stars: Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Frank Meadows
Max Wall ...
Tom
Liz Smith ...
Millie
...
Megan
...
Johnny
Ryan Batt ...
Dickie
Kerry Wise ...
Rita
Sheila Ballantine ...
Margaret
David Swift ...
Bill
Pat Keen ...
Miss Sweeting
Ivor Roberts ...
Harry
Paula Jacobs ...
Deidre
Barbara New ...
Mrs. Grant
Edward Jewesbury ...
Judge
Nick Stringer ...
Butcher
Edit

Storyline

An aimless young man, Johnny, is sent prison. He entrusts his beloved dog, Evie, to the care of his former lover and best friend, Frank. When he gets out of prison, he has to face difficulties at home. Added to this, is the fact that he may have to give up Evie to Frank. Written by Samantha Santa Maria <te7441667@ntuvax.ntu.ac.sg>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

March 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Il più gran bene del mondo  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Play Away
(uncredited)
Music by Jimmy Kaleth, Martin Laurence, Mike O'Donnell and Richard Thomas
Atmosphere Music Ltd
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Cheers!
2 February 2001 | by (Santa Monica, CA) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie back when it came out. I was in high school and knew absolutely nothing about it. I knew nothing about the director, the cast, that it was based on a book, nothing. I remember it even today, over a decade later, as one of the best films I've seen. I recommend everyone see it. It is what independent cinema used to be, before it turned into the vast disappointment it currently is.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Dvd? Video? Where? Chaves7777
Discuss We Think the World of You (1988) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?