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Lord of the Flies (1990)

R  |   |  Adventure, Drama, Thriller  |  16 March 1990 (USA)
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Stranded on an island, a group of schoolboys degenerate into savagery.

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After a plane crash in the ocean, a group of military students reach an island. Ralph organizes the boys, assigning responsibilities for each one. When the rebel Jack Merridew neglects the fire camp and they lose the chance to be seen by a helicopter, the group split under the leadership of Jack. While Ralph rationalizes the procedures, Jack returns to the primitivism, using the fear for the unknown (in a metaphor to the religion) to control the other boys, and hunting and chasing pigs, stealing the possession of Ralph's group and even killing people. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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No parents. No teachers. No rules... No mercy. See more »


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Chris Furrh was in another movie this same year about a group of kids stranded alone on an island: Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: Exile (1990). See more »

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When Piggy gets covered in blood from the hit in the head by the rock, it appears when he hits the ground not when he gets hit by the rock. See more »

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[Ralph and the boys come out of the jungle where they encounter a Marine officer and several marine soldiers on the beach]
Marine Officer: What are you guys doing?
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Shakes you to the bone
24 August 2000 | by (Brick, NJ) – See all my reviews

Well I happened upon this movie by accident and started watching it because I fall for the kinds of movies where someones stuck on a desert island etc. Over all it's an extremely good depiction of humanity and the psycological behavior of children left alone without guidance. The acting was wonderful, and I'm sure anyone who sees it will agree that that kind of situation is difficult to imagine let alone act out especially with the actors being so young. I recommend this movie for anyone looking for a creepy survival story.


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