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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 overview, first billed only:
... Patty Vare
... John Baker Jr
... Officer Kellogg Curry
... Fenton Ray (as James LeGros)
... Bud Valentine
... Bartender
Spencer Vrooman ... John Murphy
... John Cooke
... Officer Bill Martone
... Teacher
... John Phillips
Vivienne Shub ... Frances
Russell Young ... John Van Slieder
... Jon Heinz
... 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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The Girl You Want  »

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Was originally titled "The Girl You Want". 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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If I Didn't Love You
Written by Glenn Tilbrook (as Tilbrook) and Chris Difford (as Difford)
Performed by Squeeze
Courtesy of A&M Records, Ltd.
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This was good
1 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

I do not care what other users say, this was a good movie. The acting was superb, the directing was on target, and the photography was absolutely beautiful. A fitting soundtrack, a very sufficient cast, and quality transition between short-story and screen. Winona Ryder and Lukas Haas give a chemistry that you cannot find in many movies these days, especially with youth actors. Ok, Granted- that the story builds up and then lets you off to a bad explanation and dull outcome, the ride up to the climax was marvelous. I voted this movie an 8, and anyone who devoutly disagrees can go take a film making course and actually learn to critique.


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