The Boys (1998)

The Boys





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Movie Info

This Australian drama follows the events during the 24-hour period after a horrible crime. After serving time for an assault on a liquor-store owner, troubled Brett begins to drink his way through the day. Eventually his anger and suspicion turn into psychopathic rage.

Rating: R (For violence, language, and some drug use.)
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Stephen Sewell
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 25, 2000
Arena Films



as Michelle

as Brett Sprague

as Sandra Sprague

as Glenn Sprague

as Stevie Sprague

as George

as Graham Newman

as Sparrow

as Policeman

as Policeman

as Commissioner

as Girl at Bus Stop
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Critic Reviews for The Boys

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
New York Times
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A slow-paced film set in the poor working-class suburbs of Sydney...

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

July 18, 2005

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Apollo Guide

Audience Reviews for The Boys

It's a difficult and painful film to watch, but it is nonetheless an experience in the waiting.

Robert Fearon

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