Boys on the Side

1995 116 Mins Audio: English Maturity Rating 16+
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Watch or Download Boys on the Side 1995. Director Herbert Ross, Cast Whoopi Goldberg, Mary-Louise Parker, Drew Barrymore,

After breaking up with her girlfriend, a nightclub singer, Jane, answers a personal ad from Robin, a real estate agent with AIDS, seeking a cross-country travel partner. On their journey from New York City to Los Angeles, the two stop by Pittsburgh to pick up Robin's friend Holly, who is trying to escape an abusive relationship. With three distinct personalities, the women must overcome their differences to help one another. Movie Boys on the Side

Comedy, Drama,

aids, homophobia, roommate, homicide, car journey, female friendship, friendship, road trip, friends, escape, domestic violence, fresh start, abusive boyfriend, lesbian, chosen family,

Boys on the Side Parent guide
MPAA Reason
Rated R for strong language and some sexuality.

Sex & Nudity
Sex & Nudity Reason
A woman shows her breasts at her boyfriend, lasts 4 seconds. . A couple can be heard having sex in the distance, never shown. A woman and man go through a lengthy sex scene of grabbing each other, her dress goes up, they kiss against a door frame. They kiss passionately sitting on the floor near her bed. He removes his T-shirt and lifts her onto the bed. They continue kissing and he indicates he will be using protection. She then stops him, realizing he knows about her being HIV positive. Nudity includes man's bare chest. A woman and man are seen laying in bed, she exposes her breasts and for a second you see his butt-crack. It was implied that they had sex, earlier. Conversation about different ways to call genitalia.

Violence & Gore
Violence & Gore Reason
Scene with an abusive boyfriend fighting with girlfriend and her female friend. He often threatens to kill his girlfriend. (semi-comic intent) A woman hits a man over the head with a bat. His head is very bloody, though he is still awake. Scene is orchestrated to be somewhat comical. A man is seen lying dead in his apartment.

Profanity Reason
38 uses of "f**k" 6 uses of "c**t" 10 uses of "shit", 4 uses of "bitch", 3 uses of "damn" -- one with god before it.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking
Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking Reason
A character is a drug dealer. Apartment is stocked with drugs and alcohol. A character mentions he's drunk. Social drinking in bars. Smoking. Bag of marijuana briefly seen.

Frightening & Intense Scenes
Frightening & Intense Scenes Reason
Scene where a man abuses his girlfriend might bother some people. (intended to be comical) Scene where a woman hits a man on his head and blood is shown may be scary. (intended to be comical) Scene with a dead body may frighten. (briefly shown, not gory or gruesome)

Canal+, Regency Enterprises, Alcor Films, New Regency Pictures, Hera Productions,

France, United States of America,




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