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Sonny Boy (1989)

R
96 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A small-town crime boss accepts delivery of a stolen car, only to find there's a baby in the back-seat. He and his transgender wife cut out the boy's tongue and raise him as a mute accomplice in their crimes. When the grown "Sonny Boy" ...See moreA small-town crime boss accepts delivery of a stolen car, only to find there's a baby in the back-seat. He and his transgender wife cut out the boy's tongue and raise him as a mute accomplice in their crimes. When the grown "Sonny Boy" escapes and tries to make contact with the outside world, the attention he draws to his warped family results in darkly-humored mayhem. Written by See less
Writers
Graeme Whifler (original screenplay) | Peter Desberg (additional dialogue) (as Peter Desberg Ph.D.)
Composer
Carlo Maria Cordio (music composed by)
Editor
Claudio M. Cutry (as Claudio Cutry)
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Updated Mar 22, 1989

Release date
Oct 26, 1990 (United States)

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Brad Dourif
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Conrad Janis
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Sydney Lassick
Charlie P. Charlie P.   See fewer
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Michael Boston
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Jeff Bergquist
Father Owen Father Owen   See fewer
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Dalene Young
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Joseph Semprevivo
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5.7 / 10 | 631 votes