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Stand by Me

CastWil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell, Kiefer Sutherland, Casey Siemaszko, Gary Riley, Bradley Gregg, Jason Oliver, Richard Dreyfuss
Year released1986
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Narrator Gordie: “Teddy Duchamp was the craziest guy we hung around with... His dad was given to fits of rage. One time he held Teddy’s ear to a stove and almost burned it off.” (0:02)

Billie Hogan tells his brother Charlie, “Don’t go squawkin’ to the cops after you’ve boosted a car, you idiot.” (0:05)

Gordie: “In April my older brother Dennis had been killed in a jeep accident.” (0:08)

His friend Chris tells young Gordie, referring to the bullets, “My dad’ll think he used ‘em himself, shootin’ at beer cans when he was drunk.” (0:11)

Chris tells young friend Teddy, “You’re crazy.”
”You want to kill yourself? You just tried to kill yourself.” (0:17)

Gang leader Ace tells Billie, “You’ve been acting psycho all day.” (0:19)

Gordie tells Chris, “Teddy’s crazy.” (0:20)

Teddy asks Gordie, “Does the word retarded mean anything to you?” (0:24)

Store owner Mr. Quidacioluo tells Gordie, “I lost a brother in Korea.” (0:25)

The junkyard owner tells Teddy, “Don’t you call me that... Peckerwood loony’s son...”
”Your dad’s a loony -- a loony up in the nuthouse at Togus. He took your ear and put it to a stove and burnt it off.”
”He’s crazier than a shithouse rat. No wonder you’re acting the way you are with a loony for a father.”
Teddy: “You call my dad a loony again and I’ll kill you.”
Man: “Loony, loony, loony.”
”... except for the loony up in Togus.” (0:28)

Chris tells Gordie, “... me, Teddy and Vern will all be in the shop courses with the other retards making ashtrays and birdhouses.”
Teddy asks young friend Vern, “What are you, cracked?” (0:34)

Teddy asks Chris, “What are you, crazy?” (0:37)

Gordie dreams of his brother’s burial. He tells Chris, “I didn’t cry at Denny’s funeral. I miss him, Chris. I really miss him.” (0:54)

Gordie: “For me the idea of seeing that kid’s dead body was starting to become an obsession.” (1:00)

Gordie faints after he sees blood from the leech on his hand.
Teddy tells Vern, “he’s still breathing, you idiot.”
Chris: ”He just fainted.”
Vern: ”I never met anybody who fainted before.” (1:06)

Vern calls Teddy, “You four-eyed psycho.”
Teddy calls Vern, “Idiot.”
Vern: “Retard.” (1:07)

Gordie asks Chris, “Why did Denny have to die?” (1:12)

Teddy tells Chris, “Man, this is crazy.” (1:15)

Gordie tells how Chris died. (1:22)

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