Create Game Lists on MeltedJoystick.com
FilmCrave home
   Movies  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  
 
  Login Using Facebook
Twitter
 
 
 

Boys Don't Cry (1999) Movie Information

Your Rating:
   
Boys Don't Cry (1999)
Buy Boys Don't Cry (1999) DVD from AmazonBuy Boys Don't Cry (1999) DVD from Amazon
        Play Trailer    Write Review +  Request correction + Add to List: Add to movie list 

Overall Rank:

1114

Avg. Rating:

2.92/4

# of Ratings:

178

Genres:

Drama, Drama

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

10/08/1999

Director:

Kimberly Peirce

Actors:

Hilary Swank
ChloŽ Sevigny
Peter Sarsgaard
Brendan Sexton III
Alicia Goranson
Alison Folland

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Based on the true story of one lesbian girl who dresses like a boy in order to get close to a girl she likes. -- sapien

Related Movie Lists

1999 Movies by Mr Cinema movies of 1999 by skater4159
Movies I Want To See by Ivana Top Films of 1999 by Neobowler
Movies I've Seen by Camper Top Movie List by lz
My DVD's: Drama by Snoogans Top Movie List by Robyn
1995-1999 by Martini 21 Movies I Want To See by muttpack74

Quick Movie Reviews

Matthew Brady 02/22/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

One lesbian girl who dresses like a boy in order to get close to a girl she likes. Okay hands down hilary swank looked like a boy and sounded like a boy.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

thisismelissaanne 10/07/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
4/4 

This movie is heartbreaking to watch, even if you know what to expect. I'm not sure which is more depressing, this movie or the real story that this movie is based on. Hilary Swank does such a fantastic job portraying Brandon that I always forget I'm actually watching her. It's hard not to walk away from this movie hating Peter Sarsgaard and Brandon Sexton III because of how well this movie is done. This movie accurately depicts small-town hatred and prejudice and the deadly affects it can have.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

mitchellyoung 03/12/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3.5/4 

It's often tough to watch, but this is a harrowing portrayal of prejudice and love in a small town world. Hilary Swank definitely deserved her Oscar with a performance that isn't afraid to go to the toughest of emotional places.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

Snoogans 09/28/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
4/4 

Love, tragedy and great performances. Worthy of the praise.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

Jenna 06/28/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
4/4 

I've read into the Teena Brandon story for quite some time now. The reality is much more shocking and painful than any film that could ever be made, just because it is real. I highly reccommend reading up on or watching one of the many documentaries there are out there. In fact, I think you can watch one for free at fancast. Hilary Swank proves there's nothing she can't do, and Chloe Sevigny shines with near equal luster.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

sapien 10/22/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

This is probably the best movie about the gay community I've ever seen.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 
Log In
Help on how to log into FilmCrave
Login with Facebook
Login with FilmCrave
 
 
What Members Are Doing
Movie Talk
New Movie Reviews
New Movie Lists
Top 2016 by frenchfreyteetor
2015 Movies by Mr Cinema
2015 by Karmand
Top Films of 2012 by Neobowler
Movies First Seen in 2017 by royaluglydudes
Top Movie List by Seth
Movies I've Watched by Chris Ghost
2016 Rated and Ranked by Chris Kavan

 

 

 

Contact FilmCrave Public Relations    

Advertise and Business

Developer API

Contact Us

Jobs

About us

SiteMap

 

Support FilmCrave

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use

Privacy