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

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Release Date:

10 May 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Girl You Want  »

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$516,350 (USA)
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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: Will you marry me?
Patty: What?
John Baker Jr: I know that sounds ridiculous to you, but I'm do it. I would I do anything for you...
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Referenced in Dr. Feelgood: Winona Ryder (2016) See more »

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Honeysimple
Written by Chic Graning
Performed by Scarce
Courtesy of A&M Records, Inc.
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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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