Excellent performances all around by a very young cast, lift the movie and by the end the melancholy is thick enough to be felt.
Online: Sunday, August 25, 2013
Adventure / Drama
Columbia TriStar / 1986
The film's name comes from the song "Stand By Me" by Ben E. King from 1961. The song was also the theme song. This film was modeled from a novella by Stephen King called "The Body" and was the first filmed story from the author. The film tells the story of a group of 10-year-old friends out on their own and the trials and tribulation they are confronted with along the journey.
(The above plot description was taken from Movie Collector - Collectorz.com)