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My Own Private Idaho (1991)

R 02/01/1991 (KR) Drama 1h 44m

Wherever, whatever, have a nice day.


In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV," Mike Waters is a gay hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor is the rebellious son of a mayor. Together, the two travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the coast of Italy in a quest to find Mike's estranged mother. Along the way they turn tricks for money and drugs, eventually attracting the attention of a wealthy benefactor and sexual deviant.

  1. Gus Van Sant

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. River Phoenix

    River Phoenix

    Michael "Mike" Waters

  2. Keanu Reeves

    Keanu Reeves

    Scott Favor

  3. James Russo

    James Russo

    Richard Waters

  4. William Richert

    William Richert

    Bob Pigeon

  5. Rodney Harvey

    Rodney Harvey


  6. Chiara Caselli

    Chiara Caselli


  7. Michael Parker


  8. Jessie Thomas


  9. Flea



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My Own Private Idaho
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