The Butcher Boy The Butcher Boy
iTunes US Amazon US

Rent or Buy From $2.99 / $9.99

Play on Instant From $1.99 Buy on Disc From $5.97

Francie and Joe live the usual playful, fantasy filled childhoods of normal boys. However, with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother the pressure on Francie to grow up are immense. When Francie's world turns to madness, he tries to counter it with further insanity, with dire consequences.

Recent reviews

More

Popular Lists

More
  • A Trip to the Moon A Trip to the Moon
  • The Great Train Robbery The Great Train Robbery
  • The Birth of a Nation The Birth of a Nation
  • Les Vampires Les Vampires
  • Intolerance Intolerance

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

All the films from all the editions, including those subsequently removed, presently totalling 1154. An easy way of seeing how…

  • A Page of Madness A Page of Madness
  • Un Chien Andalou Un Chien Andalou
  • L'âge d'or L'âge d'or
  • Meshes of the Afternoon Meshes of the Afternoon
  • Spellbound Spellbound

[Genre] Mindfuck, surreal, strange and weird films

A big collection of films that might be considered as strange, mindfucking, surreal and weird. Sorted by year. Suggestions are…

  • À nous la liberté À nous la liberté
  • About Schmidt About Schmidt
  • Absence of Malice Absence of Malice
  • Adam's Rib Adam's Rib
  • Adaptation. Adaptation.

The New York Times: Best 1000 Movies Ever Made

Artyficial

Artyficial 1,002 films 147 37

From the NYT website:

This list is drawn from the second edition of The New York Times Guide to the…