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

Bradley Gregg and River Phoenix appeared in three films together between 1985 and 1989, including Explorers (1985), this film and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989).


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

In the edited-for-TV version, Lardass Hogan's name is shortened to Lard for obvious reasons. Yet even in the edited-for-TV version, the name "Lardass" is seen in the credits.

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Genres

Adventure | Drama

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