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The Lost Boys

Year:
Duration:
97 min
Genres:
Comedy | Horror
IMDB rate:
7.2
Director:
Joel Schumacher
Awards:
3 wins & 5 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1987-07-31
Filming Locations: Cliffs, Marineland of the Pacific - 6610 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes, California, USA
Earnings
Opening Weekend: $5,200,000 (USA) (2 August 1987)
Gross: $32,222,567 (USA)SEK 1,093,064 (Sweden)
Cast
Actor
Character
Jason Patric
Jason Patric
The Lost Boys
Timmy Cappello
Timmy Cappello
The Lost Boys
Corey Haim
Sam
Dianne Wiest
Lucy
Barnard Hughes
Grandpa
Edward Herrmann
Max
Kiefer Sutherland
David
Jami Gertz
Star
Corey Feldman
Edgar Frog
Jamison Newlander
Alan Frog
Brooke McCarter
Paul
Billy Wirth
Dwayne
Alex Winter
Marko
Chance Michael Corbitt
Laddie
Alexander Bacan Chapman
Greg
Nori Morgan
Shelly
Todd Feder
Surf Nazi #1
Christopher Peters
Surf Nazi #2
Keith Butterfield
Surf Nazi #3
Gerald Younggren
Surf Nazi #4
Eric Graves
Surf Nazi #5
J. Dinan Myrtetus
Security Guard
Kelly Jo Minter
Maria
Jim Turner
Gas Station Owner
Tony Cain
Lost Child
Melanie Bishop
Child's Mother
Sandra E. Garcia
Runaway #1
Ian Guindon
Runaway #2
Jane Bare
Frog Mother
B. Lowenberg
Frog Father
Captain Colourz
Tattoo Man
Inez Pandalfi
Security Guard's Wife
Cody
Nanook
Folsom
Thorn
Harrod Blank
Extra (uncredited)
Brett Clark
Teen on Boardwalk (uncredited)
D. Alan Cooksey
Man on Boardwalk (uncredited)
Kevin Deon
Extra (uncredited)
Joe Ferrara II
Pinball Player (uncredited)
Dave LaBrucherie
Surfer Dude (uncredited)
Peggy Malone
(uncredited)
Douglas Mellor
(uncredited)
Mercedes Moseley
Girl Getting Ears Pierced (uncredited)
Annie Muñoz
Baby in church (uncredited)
Nicole Vigil
Girl on Boardwalk (uncredited)
Did you know?
Trivia
Though almost all of Kelly Jo Minter's scenes are deleted from the film, and the only true appearance she makes is over Lucy's shoulder in the video store, she still received billing the film's opening credits. Her scenes can be viewed in the 2004 Lost Boys DVD special features.
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Corey Feldman, who plays Edgar Frog foreshadows how each of the vampires die: "No two vamps die the same way, some yell and scream, some go quietly, some explode, some implode..."
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Sam (Corey Haim) has a poster of Rob Lowe on the outside of his closet door. On the DVD commentary, Joel Schumacher says that it was there because had recently directed Lowe in St. Elmo's Fire (1985).
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Goofs
Early on, Lucy calls Max (Edward Herrmann) "Ed."
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The wristwatch clock on the wall advances five minutes after a cutaway when Michael is hovering outside of Sam's window.
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When Michael is having his first "Vampiric episode" , he fall to his knees in front of the refrigerator, spilling the carton of milk he'd been drinking from, leaving it fully open and facing more or less towards the fridge... When Lucy enters the kitchen later, the carton is only half open and facing directly towards the doorway.
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Quotes
Sam Emerson: Got a problem, guys?
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Sam Emerson: [yelling out the window to Star] Don't kill anyone until we get back to you!
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Max: I still want you, Lucy.
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Faq
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A Note Regarding Spoilers
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The following FAQ entries may contain spoilers. Only the biggest ones (if any) will be covered with spoiler tags. Spoiler tags have been used sparingly in order to make the page more readable.
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Is this movie based on a book?
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The Lost Boys is based on a script by American screenwriters Janice Fischer, James Jeremias, and Jeffrey Boam. The movie was subsequently novelized by American author Craig Shaw Gardner. The novella includes several scenes later dropped from the film. Two sequels, Lost Boys: The Tribe (2008) and Lost Boys: The Thirst (2010), followed.
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How much sex, violence, and profanity are in this movie?
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For detailed information about the amounts and types of (a) sex and nudity, (b) violence and gore, (c) profanity, (d) alcohol, drugs, and smoking, and (e) frightening and intense scenes in this movie, consult the IMDb Parents Guide for this movie. The Parents Guide for The Lost Boys can be found here
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Photos from cast
Jason Patric Timmy Cappello