The Stone Boy (1984) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Stone Boy (1984)




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Stone People is a rural family melodrama about a boy who accidentally shoots and kills his older brother. Unable to accept the gravity of what he has done, the boy becomes withdrawn and stops speaking, which leads his family to believe that he doesn't care about his brother's death.

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Robert Duvall
as Joe Hillerman
Glenn Close
as Ruth Hillerman
Jason Presson
as Arnold Hillerman
Frederic Forrest
as Andy Jansen
Wilford Brimley
as George Jansen
Gail Youngs
as Lu Jansen
Susan Blackstone
as Nora Hillerman
Dean Cain
as Eugene Hillerman
Tom Duncan
as Sheriff McDuff
Dana Duffy
as Margaret Mathews
Quentin Rhoades
as Clint Mathews
Mark Melander
as Clancy Mathews
Ken Magee
as Sam Sullivan
Mary Ellen Trainor
as Doris Simms
Ron Presson
as Amalie's Uncle
Mayf Nutter
as Gary Maddox
Sharon Thomas
as Casino Waitress
Linda Hamilton
as Eva Crescent Mood Lady
Lynne Brimley
as Woman at Fair
Pat Hustis
as Man in Suit
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Critic Reviews for The Stone Boy

All Critics (6)

This film is sincere, earnest and irritating.

January 29, 2019 | Full Review…

Well intentioned yet pervasively dull...

January 24, 2010 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Compassionately told and finely acted.

June 3, 2005 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

An extraordinary film with its focus on grief, guilt, and the lamentable dynamics of a family unable to handle or cope with tragedy

July 23, 2003 | Full Review…

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