Boys Don't Cry (1999)
Boys Don't Cry (1999)
A true story about finding the courage to be yourself.
A young transgender man explores his gender identity and searches for love in rural Nebraska.

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Cast

Hilary Swank Hilary Swank As: Brandon Teena
Chloë Sevigny Chloë Sevigny As: Lana Tisdel
Peter Sarsgaard Peter Sarsgaard As: John Lotter
Brendan Sexton III Brendan Sexton III As: Tom Nissen
Alicia Goranson Alicia Goranson As: Candace
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Storyline

A young transgender man explores his gender identity and searches for love in rural Nebraska.


Tagline: A true story about finding the courage to be yourself.
Certification: R

Details

Genres: Crime, Drama

Language: English

Release Date: 02 September 1999

Country: US

Runtime: 118m

Company Credits

Company: IFC Films, Fox Searchlight Pictures, The Independent Film Channel Productions, Killer Films, Hart-Sharp Entertainment

Budget: $2,000,000

Revenue: $11,540,607

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Cast

Hilary Swank

Hilary Swank

Brandon Teena

Chloë Sevigny

Chloë Sevigny

Lana Tisdel

Peter Sarsgaard

Peter Sarsgaard

John Lotter

Brendan Sexton III

Brendan Sexton III

Tom Nissen

Alicia Goranson

Alicia Goranson

Candace

Alison Folland

Alison Folland

Kate

Jeannetta Arnette

Jeannetta Arnette

Lana's Mom

Rob Campbell

Rob Campbell

Brian

Matt McGrath

Matt McGrath

Lonny

Cheyenne Rushing

Cheyenne Rushing

Nicole

Robert Prentiss

Robert Prentiss

Trucker

Josh Ridgway

Josh Ridgway

Kwik Stop Cashier

Craig Erickson

Craig Erickson

Trucker in Kwik Stop

Stephanie Sechrist

Stephanie Sechrist

April

Jerry Haynes

Jerry Haynes

Judge

Lou Perryman

Lou Perryman

Sheriff

Lisa Renee Wilson

Lisa Renee Wilson

Pam

Jackson D. Kane

Jackson D. Kane

Sam Phillips

Joseph Gibson

Joseph Gibson

Tom

Michael Tripp

Michael Tripp

Nerdy Teen

Shana McClendon

Shana McClendon

Girl in Car

Libby Villari

Libby Villari

Nurse

Paige Carl Griggs

Paige Carl Griggs

Dave (Deputy)

Gail Cronauer

Gail Cronauer

Clerk

Guilford Adams

Guilford Adams

Brandon's Father (uncredited)

Christophe Dahlkvist

Christophe Dahlkvist

Truck Driver (uncredited)

Taylor Eaves

Taylor Eaves

Toddler (uncredited)

Michelle Fairbanks

Michelle Fairbanks

Girl in Car (uncredited)

Gabriel Horn

Gabriel Horn

Lester (uncredited)

Gavin Perry

Gavin Perry

Deputy (uncredited)

Robert A. Steffenino

Robert A. Steffenino

Bartender (uncredited)

Caitlin Wehrle

Caitlin Wehrle

Valley Girl (uncredited)

Directed By

Kimberly Peirce

Kimberly Peirce

Director

Jim LaClair

Jim LaClair

First Assistant Director

Writing Credits

Production Crew

John N. Hart

John N. Hart

Producer

Christine Vachon

Christine Vachon

Producer

Jeffrey Sharp

Jeffrey Sharp

Producer

Jonathan Sehring

Jonathan Sehring

Executive Producer

Caroline Kaplan

Caroline Kaplan

Executive Producer

Jill Footlick

Jill Footlick

Line Producer

Jon Marcus

Jon Marcus

Line Producer

Eva Kolodner

Eva Kolodner

Producer

Pamela Koffler

Pamela Koffler

Executive Producer

John Sloss

John Sloss

Executive Producer

Suzanne Smith Crowley

Suzanne Smith Crowley

Casting

Kerry Barden

Kerry Barden

Casting

Billy Hopkins

Billy Hopkins

Casting

Jennifer McNamara

Jennifer McNamara

Casting

Morton Swinsky

Morton Swinsky

Co-Producer

Brad Simpson

Brad Simpson

Associate Producer

Edited By

Costume and Makeup

Vicki Farrell

Vicki Farrell

Costume Design

Angela Angel

Angela Angel

Makeup & Hair

Jane Choi

Jane Choi

Key Makeup Artist

Jeff Francis

Jeff Francis

Hairstylist

Kalen Hoyle

Kalen Hoyle

Makeup Artist

Renee Lecuyer

Renee Lecuyer

Makeup & Hair

Kerrie R. Plant

Kerrie R. Plant

Makeup & Hair

Sound

Nathan Larson

Nathan Larson

Original Music Composer

Visual Effects

Not currently known.

Camera

Jim Denault

Jim Denault

Director of Photography

Lighting

Not currently known.

Art Department

Michael Shaw

Michael Shaw

Production Design

Shawn Carroll

Shawn Carroll

Art Direction

Other Crew

Russell Towery

Russell Towery

Stunt Coordinator

Tim Buchanan

Tim Buchanan

Stunts

Jack Bennett

Jack Bennett

Special Effects

Ben Loggins

Ben Loggins

Stunt Coordinator

Diane Towery

Diane Towery

Stunts

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