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

4.5 out of 5
152 Ratings
152 Ratings

88% TOMATOMETER

  • 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.

17+ COMMON SENSE

Excellent but brutal drama examines life of transsexual man.

Information

Studio
Fox Searchlight
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 1999 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
Danish (Subtitles), Dutch (Subtitles), Finnish (Subtitles), Norwegian (Subtitles), Portuguese (Subtitles), Simplified Chinese (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles), Swedish (Subtitles), Turkish (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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