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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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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: You make everything look so different to me Patty...
Patty: Oh yeah... like what?
John Baker Jr: Like everything... everything else just seems pointless comparing to being with you, like... what am i doing in school? I don't know... I'm afraid I might never see you again... will I?
Patty: Well yeah, you see me... I'm right here...
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Doo Wacka Do
Written by Roger Miller
Courtesy of Klavier Records
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Not as bad as even WR thinks it is
9 April 2000 | by See all my reviews

I have to admit that I am a declared Winona Ryder fan. This film was boring anyway, but almost all other issues making a film good or bad are on the plus side.

The acting of all main characters was very good. Photography was very good. The only genuine minus is for the music which does not match the movies atmosphere.

So this gets an eight from me.


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