Stand by Me (1986)

R  |   |  Adventure, Drama


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After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.


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Trivia

Rob Reiner credits much of his success with his cast to the fact that he had been an actor himself. Wil Wheaton said he did not realize it at the time, but that the experience of working with Reiner taught him the meaning of the term "an actor's director." In the ... ...


Quotes

The Writer: I was 12 going on 13 the first time I saw a dead human being. It happened in the summer of 1959-a long time ago, but only if you measure in terms of years. I was living in a small town in Oregon called Castle Rock. There were only twelve hundred and...


Goofs

Like many of Stephen King's stories, the original story takes place in Maine. Although relocated to Oregon, the movie has several holdovers to the original location, such as the reference to picking wild blueberries. Also, the junk man teases Teddy by telling him is father will be "sent to Togus" (which he mispronounces as Tau-gas instead of Tow-gus). Togus, Maine has a large veteran's hospital, which would be the logical place (in Maine), for Teddy's dad to get treatment.


Crazy Credits

As the end credits begin, we see Gordie's son and his friend playing on his front yard on their way to a swimming pool.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Adventure | Drama

Details

Release Date:

22 August 1986

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$52,287,414 (USA)

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