Based on a true story, Boys Don't Cry was adapted from the life of Brandon Teena, born Teena Brandon, a woman who chose to live her life as a man and suffered tragic consequences as a result. A true story about hope, fear, and the courage it takes to be yourself, Boys Don't Cry is critically acclaimed and was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards.
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Ratings and Reviews
- Average 7.9/10
- Fresh 67
- Rotten 9
Critics Consensus: Hilary Swank's acclaimed performance pays fitting tribute to the tragic life of Brandon Teena.
Excellent but brutal drama examines life of transsexual man.
Cast & Crew
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- © 1999 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.
- English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
- Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Portuguese (Subtitles), Simplified Chinese (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles), Turkish (Subtitles)
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