Most Popular Boyhood Friend Movies and TV Shows
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1. Casino (1995)
R | 178 min | Crime, Drama
A tale of greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two best friends: a mafia enforcer and a casino executive, compete against each other over a gambling empire, and over a fast living and fast loving socialite.
Votes: 427,923 | Gross: $42.44M
2. 1900 (1976)
Unrated | 317 min | Drama, History
The epic tale of a class struggle in twentieth century Italy, as seen through the eyes of two childhood friends on opposing sides.
3. The Haunted Mansion (2003)
PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A realtor and his wife and children are summoned to a mansion, which they soon discover is haunted, and while they attempt to escape, he learns an important lesson about the family he has neglected.
Votes: 39,459 | Gross: $75.85M
4. Repo Men (2010)
R | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Set in the near future when artificial organs can be bought on credit, it revolves around a man who struggles to make the payments on a heart he has purchased. He must therefore go on the run before said ticker is repossessed.
Votes: 97,372 | Gross: $13.79M
5. The Kite Runner (2007)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama
After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.
Votes: 75,199 | Gross: $15.80M
6. Beautiful Thing (1996)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In a suburb of London, young Jamie is escaping sport hours, to avoid being the victim of his comrades. Young Ste, his neighbor, is beaten by his father, and comes to sleep overnight. They discover new feelings, sleeping in the same bed.
Votes: 21,647 | Gross: $1.50M
10. The Seven-Ups (1973)
PG | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A tough detective who is part of an elite New York City unit is trying to find out who killed his partner, but uncovers a plot to kidnap mobsters for money.
12. The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.
Votes: 12,806 | Gross: $1.78M
14. Lilies (1996)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
When a bishop comes to a prison to hear the confession of an old friend he is forced to watch a play, performed by the inmates, about their youth together, love and betrayal.
Votes: 2,526 | Gross: $0.22M
15. Kings Row (1942)
Passed | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
The dark side and hypocrisy of provincial American life is seen through the eyes of five children as they grow to adulthood at the turn-of-the-century.
16. Day Zero (2007)
R | 92 min | Drama
The military draft is back, three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time, they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor.
Votes: 2,684 | Gross: $0.01M
18. Robby (1968)
60 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Shipwrecked on a tropical island, a young boy befriends an abandoned native youth, forcing him to reevaluate societal prejudice about race, religion and nudity.
19. Kiss the Bride (2007)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
In high school, Matt and Ryan were best friends. More than friends, actually. But in the ensuing ten years, they've lost contact. So when Matt receives an invitation to Ryan's wedding he's ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,485 | Gross: $0.03M
20. A Separate Peace (1972)
PG | 104 min | Drama
Gene and Finny are two boys who are best friends living in 1943, at the height of World War II. The idea that the boys will most likely be drafted when they turn eighteen is surrounding ... See full summary »
21. Nico and Dani (2000)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings.
Votes: 5,799 | Gross: $0.35M
22. Who's Your Monkey? (2007)
R | 87 min | Comedy
In Jacksonville, Florida, four friends since grade school who are now in their early 30s face the challenges of adulthood: Hutto is about to become a father, Laith is intimidated by his ... See full summary »
23. The Lesser Evil (1998)
R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller
When four young boys decide to go over-board with dealing with two bullies, they believe they can get away with their crime. Years later, new evidence appears and the cops are back on the ... See full summary »
25. Ice Men (2004)
108 min | Drama
For the first time since taking possession of the family cabin, Vaughn has invited his best friends up for a winter weekend of hunting and drinking. But the arrival of unexpected visitors ... See full summary »
27. The Business of Fancydancing (2002)
103 min | Drama, Music
Seymour Polatkin is a successful, gay Native American poet from Spokane who confronts his past when he returns to his childhood home on the reservation to attend the funeral of a dear ... See full summary »
Votes: 481 | Gross: $0.17M
28. Max Is Missing (1995 TV Movie)
PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
12-year-old Max accompanies his family on a vacation to ancient Incan ruins. While there he discovers an ancient and valuable mask. Suddenly the trip becomes lots more exciting, and dangerous.
29. Ivan & Abraham (1993)
105 min | Drama
In 1930s Poland, it was traditional for some Christian boys to live for a time with Jewish families in order to learn a trade from Jewish craftsmen. For this reason, Ivan has gone to live ... See full summary »
Votes: 233 | Gross: $0.16M
30. The Year of the First Kiss (2002)
94 min | Comedy, Drama
31 year-old Tristan remembers the time when he was 15 and had just hit puberty. But he is not alone in this, he is with a large group of friends: Specki, a fat kid who is always stuffing ... See full summary »
33. Double Parked (2000)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
A resourceful and high-spirited woman deals with financial distress and her asthmatic thirteen-year-old son when his life is gravely complicated by a new friendship with the son of her former drunken and abusive husband.
34. Stronger Than Blood (2010)
Not Rated | 109 min | Crime, Drama
Fresh out of juvenile prison, Tommy has sworn off the drugs. But when the going gets tough, the only support he finds is from his best friend Sule - who has "the master plan": one last drug deal to finance their own auto body shop.
37. The Whiz Kids (2001)
21 min | Short, Drama
Two sixteen year old boys, Marcos and Johannes, spend their days racing, wrestling, hanging out, watching videos and playing hide-and-seek at nights. A closeness develops between the two of... See full summary »
38. Under Texas Skies (1940)
Passed | 57 min | Western
Stony Brooke returns to his home town only the learn that his father, Sheriff Brooke, has been murdered and that his boyhood friend, Tucson Smith has been convicted and is to hang for the ... See full summary »
39. What Happened Then? (1934)
58 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance
Young Raymond Rudford,sculptor, is on trial for slitting the throat of his uncle, who had adopted and raised him after Raymond's parent's died when he was a young boy. The prosecution ... See full summary »
40. The Phantom Cowboy (1941)
Passed | 56 min | Western
Stan Borden with the help of the stooge Sheriff is out to get the Toreno ranch. Kicking the peons off the ranch, they kill Miguel's father. Miguel then becomes the masked El Lobo and when ... See full summary »
41. My Son Is a Criminal (1939)
Approved | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
"Big Tim" Halloran retires as Police Chief, and hopes his son, Tim, will join the police force. But the son opts for racketeering and, running a garage for Velvikak Taxicabs. He uses his ... See full summary »
45. Circumstances (2010)
Childhood friends torn apart after a tragedy; each carries the guilt of an evening that started in victory and ended in loss. After four years they come back to their hometown not wanting to face what they once left behind.
Ghost Whisperer (2005–2010)
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy
Melinda aims to help a trio of boys and their dog, all fifty-years-dead, pass into the light before the destruction of the inn they haunt dooms them to remain Earth-bound spirits.
Without a Trace (2002–2009)
TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The team searches for missing 15-year-old Ryan Wallace who was obsessed with the safety of his school after losing a parent and watching the towers on 9/11 fall. Martin and Vivian both ... See full summary »
The Musketeers (2014–2016)
TV-14 | 54 min | Adventure, Drama
After a night of heavy drinking to celebrate his birthday Porthos wakes in the street next to a corpse, with no recall of events. He is arrested and sentenced to hang but rescued by boyhood... See full summary »
George Lopez (2002–2007)
The Trouble with Ricky
TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy, Drama
When Ricky stays with the Lopez family, he and Max get into trouble repeatedly, and finally George decides to return him to his mother and finds out what environment Ricky's living in.