The town was selected for its small town, s ambience. Wheaton rigged the coin-operated arcade games at their hotel so that they could be played for free. So it pulled its financing just two days before the shoot was scheduled to begin.
Reiner says Phoenix then 15 lost his virginity to a Phoenix family friend during a night away from the hotel. According to screenwriter Raynold Gideon, " The junkyard is still in operation.
Part of the scene involved stunt doubles -- women with close-cropped hair made up to look like the boys. The line was abandoned in ; the roadbed was repurposed as the Row River National Recreation Trail.
Although the money was not an issue, the share of gross profits was considered excessive, especially considering that no stars could be featured to help sell the movie.
Rob Reiner found four young boys who basically were the characters we played. The movie was originally titled "The Body," after the Stephen King story it was based on.
The producers showed a print to Michael Ovitzhead of the powerful Creative Artists Agencyand Ovitz promised to help them find a distributor. Rob came up with Stand by Me, and it ended up being the least unpopular option.
The boys were never really in danger during the famous train-dodge scene. He interviewed our characters. I think I was Vern that summer. Feldman says he and Phoenix both smoked pot. I was awkward and nerdy and shy and uncomfortable in my own skin and really, really sensitive, and River was cool and really smart and passionate and even at that age kind of like a father figure to some of us, Jerry was one of the funniest people I had ever seen in my life, either before or since, and Corey was unbelievably angry and in an incredible amount of pain and had an absolutely terrible relationship with his parents.
The four young stars got into plenty of misbehavior during their down time. The general store is in Franklin, Oregonjust north of Veneta.
Depends on your age. The others found him in a parking lot, woozy and crying. The leeches were real. They also earned a compliment from Stephen King, who said it was the first filmed version of one of his stories that got it right.
Production[ edit ] Bruce A. And part of it involved an extra-long telephoto lens to make it look like the train was right behind the boys when, actually, it was still on the far side of the bridge.
The swamp used in the leech scene was man-made, a pond dug out and filled with water by the production crew before the shoot.
By the time Reiner was ready to film the scene, it was already overgrown with moss.of results for "stand by me movie" Click Try in your search results to watch thousands of movies and TV shows at no additional cost with an Amazon Prime membership.
Showing selected results. See all results for stand by me movie. Stand By Me R. CC. Prime Video. Stand by Me () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Stand by Me IMDb 89 min Four inseparable friends set off into woods in search of the body of a local boy who has been missing for several days that one of the boys overhears his brother talking about.
Stand by Me is a rare and special film about friendship and the indelible experiences of growing up. This is not a movie I would recommend for younger children based on the subject matter, language and mild violence, but it is an excellent movie /5(K).
After learning that a stranger has been accidentally killed near their rural homes, four Oregon boys decide to go see the body.
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