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Release Date: June 14, 2002Running Time: 105 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $1,779,284.00
Genre: Adaptation, Animated, Drama


Kieran Culkin

Jena Malone

Emile Hirsch

Vincent D'Onofrio

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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 ultimatel... Full Summary >>