The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)

Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating R
Runtime 1hr 45mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation, Animated
Keywords coming-of-age, faith, heist, live-action, teen
Status Released
US Release Date
  
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Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Marco Beltrami Music n/a 120781 8000001
Gideon Ponte Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Chris Peppe Editor n/a 172 7000001
Lance Acord Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Chris Fuhrman Source Material (from novel) ("The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys") 120793 4000003
Scott Cameron Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Laray Mayfield Casting n/a 179 10000001
Marie France Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Mike Wolf Animator Additional Animation Producer 483 23000004
Mark Pogachefsky Publicity n/a 120789 29000001
Eric Radomski Animator Additional Animation Producer 483 23000003
Terry Fitzgerald Animator Animation Producer 483 23000002
Carl Rudisill Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Todd McFarlane Animator n/a 483 23000001
Jeff Stockwell Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Timothy Harbert Co-Producer n/a 170 3000008
Jake Richardson Actor Wade 1 1000006
Tyler Long Actor Joey Scalisi 1 1000007
Jodie Foster Actor Sister Assumpta 1 1000005
Vincent D'Onofrio Actor Father Casey 1 1000004
Jena Malone Actor Margie Flynn 1 1000002
Emile Hirsch Actor Francis Doyle 1 1000003
Peter Care Director n/a 2 2000001
Jodie Foster Producer n/a 3 3000001
John Watson Executive Producer n/a 174 3000006
Pen Densham Executive Producer n/a 174 3000007
David A Jones Executive Producer n/a 174 3000005
Graham King Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Meg LeFauve Producer n/a 3 3000002
Jay Shapiro Producer n/a 3 3000003
Kieran Culkin Actor Tim Sullivan 1 1000001
Synopsis
In mid-1970s Savannah, two bright but rebellious boys, Francis Doyle and Tim Sullivan, fight boredom, hormones and discipline-heavy teachers in their quest to find something meaningful beyond the walls of their parish school. Francis is an exceptional artist, whose imaginative forays into a fictional universe of good and evil fill his notebooks with comic book imagery and create a netherworld of superhero alter egos for the two boys. Subsequently, Francis and Tim create a secret comic book depicting themselves as superheroes and their teachers as arch villains. When the ultra-strict Sister Assumpta seizes their artwork one day, the boys embark upon an obsessed trail of revenge that ultimately changes their lives.
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