Boys Don't Cry (1999)

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Female-born Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.


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  • Hilary Swank in Boys Don't Cry (1999)
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Trivia

Lisa Jakub auditioned with Hilary Swank for the part of Brandon/Teena. Hilary showed up dressed like a boy; and walked and talked like a boy. The only thing Lisa had done was put her hair in a ponytail, and walked into the audition, hoping to get it over and ... ...


Quotes

Tom Nissen: Think they'd recognize her if we chopped off her head and her hands?


Goofs

It's said to be 1327 miles to Memphis. From Falls City, NE, it's about half that.


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Thanks to ... everyone who volunteered to speak about his or her experiences and help with research.

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Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Biography | Crime | Drama | Romance

Details

Release Date:

31 March 2000

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$73,720 (USA) (10 October 1999)

Gross:

$11,533,945 (USA) (21 May 2000)

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