Stand by Me (1986) • Screenplay

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Like the writers, for example! The "Stand by Me" screenplay is written by Raynold Gideon and Bruce A. Evans. It's based on the Stephen King short story, "The Body."

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What's "Stand by Me" about?

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After the death of one of his friends, a writer recounts a childhood journey with his friends to find the body of a missing boy.

At the time I didn't know why I needed to see that body so badly. Even if no one had followed me, I would have gone on alone.

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Screenwriter Raynold Gideon is also known for Starman (1984), Mr. Brooks (2007) and Cutthroat Island (1995).

And, screenwrier Bruce A. Evans is also known for Kuffs (1992), Mr. Brooks (2007) and Starman (1984).

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