Approved | | Drama
Two itinerant migrant workers, one mentally disabled and the other his carer, take jobs as ranch hands during the Great Depression to fulfill their shared dream of owning their own ranch.
One of the first films to have a pre-credits opening sequence.
George Milton: What do you want?
Lennie: Where are we going?
George Milton: Forget that already, did you?
Lennie: I forgot. I tried not to forget, honest I did.
George Milton: Ok, Ok. I'll tell you again. I got nothin' else to do. Might as well spend my time telling you things you forget. You forget '...
When bedding down for the night at the river, George's hands change position.
The movie begins before the credits are shown. George and Lennie are fleeing a mob. They board a boxcar on a moving train, and as they close the door of the boxcar we see the main title already written on the door of the boxcar.