Stand by Me (1986)Based on the Stephen King novella, the story of 4 young friends who set out on an adventure looking for the missing body of a local teenager. Great story of passage. Depth of the characters makes the film great, and the sound track is memorable.
Directed by: Rob Reiner
The cast includes: Wil Wheaton (Gordie Lachance), River Phoenix (Chris Chambers), Corey Feldman (Teddy Duchamp), Jerry O'Connell (Vern Tessio), Richard Dreyfuss (The Writer)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 87 minutes
Presented in: Color
Awards: Oscar nominated for Best Writing of a Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium.
Golden Globe nominations for Best Director and Best Picture.
Related categories: Stephen King, Too Good to Ignore