Stand by Me (1986)

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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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  • Jerry O'Connell in Stand by Me (1986)
  • River Phoenix and Corey Feldman in Stand by Me (1986)
  • Wil Wheaton at an event for Stand by Me (1986)
  • Richard Dreyfuss at an event for Stand by Me (1986)
  • Corey Feldman at an event for Stand by Me (1986)
  • River Phoenix and Wil Wheaton at an event for Stand by Me (1986)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The gang sang "I Ran All the Way Home", which was the theme song to All the Way Home (1981) starring Frances Lee McCain, Gordie's mother.


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

Like many of Stephen King's stories, the original story takes place in Maine. Although relocated to Oregon, the movie has several holdovers to the original location, such as the reference to picking wild blueberries. Also, the junk man teases Teddy by telling him is father will be "sent to Togus" (which he mispronounces as Tau-gas instead of Tow-gus). Togus, Maine has a large veteran's hospital, which would be the logical place (in Maine), for Teddy's dad to get treatment.


Crazy Credits

As the end credits begin, we see Gordie's son and his friend playing on his front yard on their way to a swimming pool.

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Adventure | Drama

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