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Boys (1996)

 -  Mystery | Drama | Romance  -  10 May 1996 (USA)
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Patty Vare falls off a horse and is found unconscious by prep school student John Baker. He takes her to his dorm. As he quickly discovers, she is hiding from something. For John this ... 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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Officer Bill Martone
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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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Storyline

Patty Vare falls off a horse and is found unconscious by prep school student John Baker. He takes her to his dorm. 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)  »

Also Known As:

The Girl You Want  »

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$516,350 (USA)
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Trivia

Several shots take place in a coffee shop/dining area of the school. The location used was the real coffee shop of St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland, normally painted a modest off-white. The filmmakers had the coffe shop painted a bizarre orange color for the production, then painted back to white after they were finished. See more »

Quotes

John Baker Jr: God, are you always like this?
Patty: Ya, I'm always like this.
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Soundtracks

Alexander's Ragtime Band
Written by Irving Berlin
Courtesy of Klavier Records
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Great late night movie
3 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched this at 4 am and I really liked it. It has a certain taboo-younger boy older woman type appeal to it. It was very surreal in content. Which was perfect for my sleep-deprived brain cells. I am a long time fan of lukas haas. I am not a fan of winona. Even she couldn't mess up this role of confused ditsy rich girl who is running from trouble(sic). I would recommend this movie if asked. I would not pay to see it. I thought the story was very far-fetched, but like I said it was surreal and I did get into the movie. It had a very indie-film type feel to it. I was reminded of the movie Girlfriends. Another surreal movie which totally engrossed me around 4 am.


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