This Boy's Life

When a son and mother move to Seattle in hopes for a better life, the mother meets a seemingly polite man. Things go south when the man turns out to be abusive, endangering their lives. As the mother struggles to maintain hope in an impossible situation, the son has plans to escape.

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones
Genres: Drama,
Production Company: Warner Bros. Pictures, Knickerbocker Films,

This Boy's Life - A true story based on the award-winning book by Tobias Wolff. - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 09-04-1993
  • Runtime: 115 Minutes
  • Popularity: 20.13
  • Vote Count: 793
  • IMDB Rating: 7.1
  • Budget: USD 0
  • Revenue: USD 4,104,962
  • Region: United States of America ( US ),
  • Homepage: N/A






Photo Name Character
Robert De Niro - Azwaad Movie Database Robert De Niro Dwight Hansen
Ellen Barkin - Azwaad Movie Database Ellen Barkin Caroline Wolff Hansen
Leonardo DiCaprio - Azwaad Movie Database Leonardo DiCaprio Tobias Wolff
Chris Cooper - Azwaad Movie Database Chris Cooper Roy
Jonah Blechman - Azwaad Movie Database Jonah Blechman Arthur Gayle
Eliza Dushku - Azwaad Movie Database Eliza Dushku Pearl
Carla Gugino - Azwaad Movie Database Carla Gugino Norma
Tobey Maguire - Azwaad Movie Database Tobey Maguire Chuck Bolger
Tracey Ellis - Azwaad Movie Database Tracey Ellis Kathy
Robert Zameroski - Azwaad Movie Database Robert Zameroski Arch Cook
Photo Name Department
Carter Burwell-Sound Carter Burwell Sound (Original Music Composer)
Art Linson-Production Art Linson Production (Producer)
Peter Guber-Production Peter Guber Production (Executive Producer)
Jon Peters-Production Jon Peters Production (Executive Producer)
Jim Erickson-Art Jim Erickson Art (Set Decoration)
David Watkin-Camera David Watkin Camera (Director of Photography)
Jim Clark-Editing Jim Clark Editing (Editor)
Casey Grant-Production Casey Grant Production (Unit Production Manager)
John Benson-Sound John Benson Sound (Sound Effects Editor)
Michael Caton-Jones-Directing Michael Caton-Jones Directing (Director)

See Full Cast & Crew of This Boy's Life


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