R | | Adventure, Drama
After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.
When Ace and Eyeball meet up with Gordie and Chris, the plate glass window identifies the place they have just exited as "Irby's Billiards," named after first assistant director Irby Smith.
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...
When Gordie looks at the newspaper article at the beginning, the first paragraph of the article is about the stabbing, but the second column is clearly from another story.
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.
$242,795 (USA) (16 November 1986)
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