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Boys (1996)

PG-13 | | Mystery, Drama, Romance | 10 May 1996 (USA)
Patty Vare falls off a horse and is found unconscious by preparatory school student John Baker. He takes her to his dormitory. As he quickly discovers, she is hiding from something. For ... See full summary »

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John Baker Jr
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Officer Kellogg Curry
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Fenton Ray (as James LeGros)
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Bud Valentine
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Bartender
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John Murphy
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John Cooke
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Teacher
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John Phillips
Vivienne Shub ...
Frances
Russell Young ...
John Van Slieder
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Jon Heinz
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Jilly
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Patty Vare falls off a horse and is found unconscious by preparatory school student John Baker. He takes her to his dormitory. As he quickly discovers, she is hiding from something. For John this becomes a road to maturity and for Patty, it's a way back to love and tenderness. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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No one stays innocent forever.

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Mystery | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for language, some sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »

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10 May 1996 (USA)  »

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The Girl You Want  »

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Box Office

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$516,350 (USA)
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Trivia

Edward Furlong was considered for the role of John Baker. See more »

Goofs

Before Baker falls asleep away from the fair, the trees closest to him have all of their leaves. In the morning, both are almost bare. See more »

Quotes

Patty: Look, I don't want to keep you from your school work...
John Baker Jr: I drop out of school Patty, or at least I tried to... God, are you always like this?
Patty: Ya, I'm always like this.
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Soundtracks

Bellylaugh
Written by Josephmary, Lee, Rainey and Alkema
Performed by Compulsion
Courtesy of Interscope Records
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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strange and interesting
18 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I liked this movie a lot. Visually, it is just so appealing in a very mystical sort of way. I don't get why nobody gets this movie. While the story doesn't quite hold up as well as the photography and the ending is way eighties, if you are a poetic person, you will get into this. In a weird sort of way it has a bit of the Love Story appeal. There is just something about it that can't be explained. A lot of the appeal has to do with winona ryder, she has never looked more magnetic...trust me. She actually does a very good acting job with this, in fact she probably saves the movie with her appeal and acting skills. There are certain scenes in this flick that will just float you away...like the one where the two main characters make love in the woods behind the carnival...classic. The first fifteen minutes are very interesting also. To sum up a rambling review just let me say this is one for are searching for something poetic and different in a movie. This is one for the fans of beautiful, sensitive people, falling leaves, and cobblestone paths.


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