Sixteen-year-old Michael Dunn arrives at St. Basil's Catholic Boys School in Brooklyn circa 1965. There, he befriends all of the misfits in his class as they collide with the repressive faculty and discover the opposite sex as they come of age.
Brooklyn, 1965. For the boys of St. Basil's it's easier to be a sinner than a saint.
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Did You Know?
During gym class the priest tells the boys they will soon be called upon to fight communism. The following year Kevin Dillon
(Rooney) would star in the Vietnam epic Platoon
(1986). See more
Though set in 1965, virtually every school bus in the film was manufactured in the late-1970s and early-1980s. Most of them were built on truck cowls that didn't exist at the time, and contained features such as amber flashing lights next to the red ones above the windshield, which didn't exist in New York State until 1973. See more
You're not like those other jerks, are you?
I just got here.
References David Copperfield
Marche Militaire, op.51, #1, 2, and 3
Composed by Franz Schubert See more