Boys Town (1938)

Passed   |    |  Biography, Drama


Boys Town (1938) Poster

When a death row prisoner tells him he wouldn't have led a life of crime if only he had had one friend as a child, Father Edward Flanagan decides to do something about. An advocate of child... See full summary »


7.3/10
4,771

Photos

  • Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney in Boys Town (1938)
  • Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney in Boys Town (1938)
  • Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney in Boys Town (1938)
  • Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney in Boys Town (1938)
  • Boys Town (1938)
  • Spencer Tracy in Boys Town (1938)

See all photos

More of What You Love

Find what you're looking for even quicker with the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


18 December 2005 | dlcowfan
9
| great movie
some silly acting and Mickey gets TOO emotional at times, but inspirational and a near tear jerker at times.....can serve as a model for some of the problems with our youth today....will watch it every time it comes on.....i hope you do, too...have your kids watch it every time it comes on....from beginning to end....and then sit down and have a talk with them about responsibility, dignity, truthfulness, and honesty....make a copy and every time your kid tells a lie or doesn't something dishonest, have him/her watch it again and again...its worth it....one of Mickey Rooney's best and definitely one of his best on the NONcomedy/musical side...

Critic Reviews


What Made the Star of "The Rook" Scream at Her TV?

If you were around in the early aughts, you might've had the same reaction. Emma Greenwell of the new STARZ series lets us in on her "Fleabag" fandom and more.

Watch now

Featured on IMDb

Check out IMDb's San Diego Comic-Con coverage, featuring Kevin Smith as captain of the IMDboat, July 18 to 20, 2019, visit our guide to Star Wars, family entertainment, and more.

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com