The Good Son

The Good Son

Macaulay Culkin
Director: Joseph Ruben Cast: Macaulay Culkin
Macaulay Culkin
, Elijah Wood
Elijah Wood
, Wendy Crewson
Wendy Crewson
Joseph Ruben

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Overview

Macaulay Culkin tries for a change of pace playing a schoolyard psychotic in The Good Son. When 12-year-old son Mark (Elijah Wood) is his mother's side as she's dying of cancer, she makes him promise her that she won't die. When she does die, Mark is consumed with grief, as well as guilt that he couldn't keep his promise. Mark's father Jack (David Morse) has to go away for a two week business trip to Tokyo shortly after his wife's death. Thinking that the blustery Maine environment will do him good, he drops Mark off with the family of his Uncle Wallace (Daniel High Kelly). At first, Mark is withdrawn, but soon he begins to warm to his Aunt Susan (Wendy Crewson), his cousin Connie (Quinn Culkin), and particularly his cousin Henry (Macauley Culkin). Mark and Henry pal around together, but Mark begins to notice some of Henry's ideas of fun differ significantly from his own. For example, Henry demonstrates his homemade crossbow by killing the neighbor's dog, and shows Mark his dummy (called "Mr. Highway") that he drops from an overpass onto a highway, causing a 10-car pileup. Mark begins to suspect that the death of Henry's baby brother wasn't an accident, and it appears Henry is now making plans to rub out his sister. But when Mark tries to warn Henry's parents of their son's homicidal tendencies, they refuse to listen to him.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/01/2017
UPC: 0738329207489
Original Release: 1993
Rating: R
Source: Kl Studio Classics
Region Code: A
Time: 1:27:00
Sales rank: 20,567

Special Features

Interview with director Joseph Ruben Interview with actor Wendy Crewson Interview with actor Daniel Hugh Kelly Interview with actor David Morse Interview with cinematographer John Lindley Original theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Macaulay Culkin Henry Evans
Elijah Wood Mark Evans
Wendy Crewson Susan Evans
David Morse Jack
Daniel Hugh Kelly Wallace
Jacqueline Brookes Alice Davenport
Quinn Culkin Connie Evans
Deborah Aquila Actor
Ashley Crow Janice
Bobby Huber Axe Man

Technical Credits
Joseph Ruben Director,Producer
Elmer Bernstein Score Composer
George Bowers Editor
Cynthia Flynt Costumes/Costume Designer
Jack Gill Stunts
Bill Groom Production Designer
Thomas Kane Production Designer
John Lindley Cinematographer
Bernadette Mazur Makeup
Ian McEwan Screenwriter
Peter Norman Camera Operator,Cinematographer
Barbara M. Ravis Asst. Director
Daniel Rogosin Executive Producer
Rusty Smith Art Director
Michael Steele Asst. Director,Co-producer
Ezra Swerdlow Executive Producer
Susumu Tokunow Sound/Sound Designer
Neil Trifunovich Special Effects

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