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The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys

This Independent Spirit Award winner for Best First Feature is based on the acclaimed novel by Chris Fuhrman. In the 1970s, Catholic schoolboys Francis (Emile Hirsch) and Tim (Kieran Culkin) play practical jokes, create a home-made comic book, and experience first love with a pretty classmate (Jena Malone) until tragedy enters and forever changes their lives. Jodie Foster and Vincent D'Onofrio costar in this compelling coming-of-age drama that features animated sequences from legendary comics artist Todd McFarlane ("Spawn").

Book by: Chris Fuhrman

Screenplay by: Jeff Stockwell and

Screenplay by: Michael Petroni

Directed by: Peter Care

Duration: 105 mins

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Advisories: Adult Language, Adult Content, Violence

Rating: R

Audio Format: Surround Sound, English/Spanish

Video Format: HDTV, Closed Captioning