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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  • Richard Dreyfuss at an event for Stand by Me (1986)
  • River Phoenix and Corey Feldman in Stand by Me (1986)
  • River Phoenix and Wil Wheaton at an event for Stand by Me (1986)
  • Amy Robach at an event for Stand by Me (1986)
  • Richard Dreyfuss at an event for Stand by Me (1986)
  • Wil Wheaton in Stand by Me (1986)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

River Phoenix had auditioned for the part of Gordie Lachance, but director Rob Reiner thought that he would be better cast as Chris Chambers.


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

Ben E. King's "Stand By Me", which the film derives its title from and uses as its theme song, was not recorded until 1961. However, it is non-diegetic (not heard by the characters), and it is also first heard when Gordie is an adult in the film's opening scene, which would be well past 1961.


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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Plot Summary


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Genres

Adventure | Drama

Details

Release Date:

26 November 1986

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$242,795 (USA) (16 November 1986)

Gross:

$52,287,414 (USA)

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