R | | Adventure, Drama
After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.
Dennis "Denny" Lachance was killed in April 1959.
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...
At the beginning of the film from the wide shot you can see it isn't Richard Dreyfuss sitting in the truck but another actor. It's David Dukes (see trivia).
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.
In the Spanish Castilian version, Gordie's name was changed to "Cornie" because in Spanish "Gordie" sounded like "Gordi" that means "Fatty", and Wil Wheaton's character wasn't. Also in "Gordie's nightmare when his father calls him Gordon, in the dubbing calls him "Cornell".
$242,795 (USA) (16 November 1986)
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