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Boys on the Side

  • Film

Time Out says

Goldberg's in her element here as Jane, a lesbian singer with attitude to spare who shares a cross-country drive first with Robin (Parker) and then with wild-child Holly (Barrymore). On the road, this female buddy-movie plays like a camper Thelma & Louise (rescued from her abusive boyfriend, Holly finds herself on the run when his corpse turns up on the front pages); it changes gears abruptly at the halfway mark, when Robin goes down with an AIDS-related illness. This tender, ticklish chicks' flick pushes a good many emotional buttons, but resists at least some of the easier options.
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Release Details

  • Duration:117 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Herbert Ross
  • Screenwriter:Don Roos
  • Cast:
    • Whoopi Goldberg
    • Mary-Louise Parker
    • Drew Barrymore
    • Matthew McConaughey
    • James Remar
    • Estelle Parsons
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