Stand by Me (1986)

8.1
Title
Stand by Me
Year
1986
Genre
Drama Adventure
Type
Movies
IDMB rating
8.1 (304587 votes)
Netflix rating
4.1
Metacritics rating
75.0
Rotten Tomatoes rating
91.0%
Directors
Rob Reiner
Actors
Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Jerry O'Connell, Corey Feldman

In a small woodsy Oregon town, a group of friends -sensitive Gordie (Wil Wheaton), tough guy Chris (River Phoenix), flamboyant Teddy (Corey Feldman), and scaredy-cat Vern (Jerry O'Connell) - are in search of a missing teenager's body. Wanting to be heroes in each other's and their hometown's eyes, they set out on an unforgettable two-day trek that turns into an odyssey of self-discovery. They sneak smokes, tell tall tales, cuss 'cause it's cool and band together when the going gets tough. When they encounter the town's knife-welding hoods who are also after the body, the boys discover a strength they never knew they had. Stand By Me is a rare and special film about friendship and the indelible experiences of growing up. Filled with humor and suspense, it is based on the novella 'The Body' by Stephen King. After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy. When four boys seek adventure in the woods while looking for a missing teenager's dead body, they learn some truths about themselves along the way.

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