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Stand by Me

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Action & Adventure Drama 
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Rated: 18+ (R)19861h 29mOn: Free Services Tags: Coming of Age Based on Books Friendship Country: America

After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.Stand by Me featuring Wil Wheaton and River Phoenix is free on Sony Crackle, streaming on Sundance Now, free on IMDb TV, and 6 others. It's an action & adventure and crime movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 91% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (338,505 votes).

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Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle & IMDb TV).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (Sundance Now).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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#119 Ranked Movie

#2 Ranked in Movies on Sundance Now

#2 Ranked in Coming of Age Movies

#26 Ranked in Crime Movies

Stand by Me has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 91% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (338,505 votes). The movie is extremely popular with Reelgood users lately.

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