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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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Cast

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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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John Phillips
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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)  »

Also Known As:

The Girl You Want  »

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$516,350 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

After multiple cuts and dubbing out language, the film went from a R rating to PG-13. Winona Ryder was very disappoint in the final cut of the film and did not promote it when released. She also has issues with the last minute title change from "The Girl You Want" to "Boys". See more »

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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

John Baker Jr: I knew this will happen...
Patty: what will happen?
John Baker Jr: that i get turn out
Patty: you get turn out the school?
John Baker Jr: not yet... but I look at you and I knew that I would be...
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Referenced in Dr. Feelgood: Winona Ryder (2016) See more »

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Written by John Power (as J. Powers)
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Courtesy of Polydor Records
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Flushable
15 November 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Boys" tells a flimsy story to which Cochran tries to add mystery by keeping information from the audience and revealing it piecemeal via flashback. Cheap shot. Ryder is found unconscious, after being thrown from horseback, by a boarding school student (Haas) who takes her to his room (yeah, right), instead of the obvious choice, the hospital. You know, HOSPITAL...where you take injured people for professional medical care. Duh. Anyway, this dumbassed flick has a list of negatives too long to go into here. File "Boys" in the boys room and don't forget to flush. (D)


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