R | | Drama, Thriller
A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle and befriends his cousin, a boy of the same age who begins showing increasing signs of violent and psychopathic behavior.
Two actors in this film appear in Stephen King adapted films. Daniel Hugh Kelly appeared in Cujo (1983). David Morse appeared in The Langoliers (1995) and The Green Mile (1999).
Get the ball!
Mark: Pass it to me!
Boy: Shoot it! Hit it in! Hit it in!
Mark: Yes! Yes!
Boy: Good goal! Good game.
In the highway wreck scene, several of the car windows blow out before they are actually hit.
The 1995 UK video version was cut by 33 secs by the BBFC to edit shots of 2 young boys dropping a lifelike human dummy into a stream of traffic to cause a motorway pile-up, as this was considered a dangerous imitable technique. The cuts were waived for the 2002 version.
$12,520,305 26 September 1993
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