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The Boys (1991)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 15 April 1991
When Walter's diagnosed with lung cancer, despite his squeaky clean lifestyle, he has to tell his screenwriter partner, because that partner is a chain-smoker. As Walter fights cancer he ... See full summary »

Director:

Glenn Jordan

Writer:

William Link

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Woods ... Walter Farmer
John Lithgow ... Artie Margulies
Joanna Gleason ... Marie
Eve Gordon ... Amanda
Alan Rosenberg ... Psychiatrist
Rosemary Dunsmore ... Helene
Albert Hall
Rosanna Huffman Rosanna Huffman ... Carolyn
Natalija Nogulich ... Denise (as Natalia Nogulich)
John Vickery ... Dr. Simon
Ebbe Roe Smith ... Sokalow
George Wallace ... Ray
Jesse Bradford ... Walter Farmer Jr
Alma Martinez ... Therapist (as Alma Martínez)
Carey Eidel Carey Eidel ... Customer
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Storyline

When Walter's diagnosed with lung cancer, despite his squeaky clean lifestyle, he has to tell his screenwriter partner, because that partner is a chain-smoker. As Walter fights cancer he also tries to put his affairs in order by teaching writing to prison inmates, talking to his son and ex-wife, and getting his partner to quit smoking. Written by Kathy Li

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Largely inspired by the lives of writer William Link and his partner, Richard Levinson, and Levinson's death. However, the key plot point of the story didn't really happen. In real-life, Richard Levinson was the smoker. See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 April 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Guys See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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