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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  • Wil Wheaton at an event for Stand by Me (1986)
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  • River Phoenix and Wil Wheaton at an event for Stand by Me (1986)
  • River Phoenix and Corey Feldman in Stand by Me (1986)
  • Jerry O'Connell in Stand by Me (1986)

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Trivia

David Dukes was originally cast as The Writer. After those scenes were shot, Richard Dreyfuss was cast in the role and the scenes were re-shot with him. However, the opening long shot of a grown up Lachance sitting in the car is of David Dukes.


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

In the train scene, River Phoenix' voice has suddenly changed and he looks older. This scene was obviously shot last, and he has started going through puberty. But in terms of movie time, he has gone through puberty in two days.


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.

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Genres

Adventure | Drama

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