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This Boy's Life (1993)

R 04/09/1993 (US) Drama 1h 55m
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He looked like the ideal husband. He seemed like the perfect father. That's just what they needed. But that's not what they got.


When a son and mother move to Seattle in hopes for a better life, the mother meets a seemingly polite man. Things go south when the man turns out to be abusive, endangering their lives. As the mother struggles to maintain hope in an impossible situation, the son has plans to escape.

  1. Michael Caton-Jones


  2. Tobias Wolff


  3. Robert Getchell


Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert De Niro

    Robert De Niro

    Dwight Hansen

  2. Ellen Barkin

    Ellen Barkin

    Caroline Wolff Hansen

  3. Leonardo DiCaprio

    Leonardo DiCaprio

    Tobias Wolff

  4. Chris Cooper

    Chris Cooper


  5. Eliza Dushku

    Eliza Dushku


  6. Jonah Blechman

    Jonah Blechman

    Arthur Gayle

  7. Kathy Kinney

    Kathy Kinney


  8. Gerrit Graham

    Gerrit Graham

    Mr. Howard

  9. Carla Gugino

    Carla Gugino


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This Boy's Life
This Boy's Life

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue $4,104,962.00


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