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.
No one stays innocent forever.
Did You Know?
After multiple cuts and dubbing out language, the film went from a R rating to PG-13. Winona Ryder was very disappoint in the final cut of the film and did not promote it when released. She also has issues with the last minute title change from "The Girl You Want" to "Boys". See more
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
Look, I don't want to keep you from your school work...
John Baker Jr
I drop out of school Patty, or at least I tried to... God, are you always like this?
Ya, I'm always like this.
Featured in Beyond Clueless
Written by Josephmary, Lee, Rainey and Alkema
Performed by Compulsion
Courtesy of Interscope Records
by arrangement with Warner Special Products See more