Boys on the Side

Boys on the Side (1995)

A motion picture that celebrates the art of survival, the gift of laughter and the miracle of friendship.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Release Date: 1995-02-03
  • User Rating: 6.3/10 from 197 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 55min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Regency Enterprises
  • Production Country: France, United States of America
  • Director: Herbert Ross
star 6.3/10
From 197 Ratings


After breaking up with her girlfriend, a nightclub singer, Jane, answers a personal ad from Robin, a real estate agent with AIDS, seeking a cross-country travel partner. On their journey from New York City to Los Angeles, the two stop by Pittsburgh to pick up Jane's friend Holly, who is trying to escape an abusive relationship. With three distinct personalities, the women must overcome their differences to help one another.

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  • Whoopi Goldberg

    as Jane Deluca
  • Mary-Louise Parker

    as Robin
  • Drew Barrymore

    as Holly Pulchik-Lincoln
  • Matthew McConaughey

    as Abe Lincoln
  • James Remar

    as Alex
  • Billy Wirth

    as Nick
  • Jude Ciccolella

    as Jerry
  • Dennis Boutsikaris

    as Massarelli
  • Estelle Parsons

    as Louise
  • Amy Aquino

    as Anna
  • Lori Alan

    as Girl with Attitude
  • Anita Gillette

    as Elaine
  • Stan Egi

    as Henry
  • Stephen Gevedon

    as Johnny Figgis/Jane's Band
  • Amy Ray

    as Indigo Girl
  • Emily Saliers

    as Indigo Girl
  • Gedde Watanabe

    as Steve
  • Jon Seda

    as Pete
  • Mimi Toro

    as Carrie
  • Mary Anne McGarry

    as Dr. Newbauer
  • Michael Storm

    as Tommy
  • Danielle Shuman

    as Young Robin
  • Julian Neil

    as Nightclub Owner
  • Niecy Nash

    as Woman at Diner
  • Ted Zurkowski

    as Drug Buyer
  • Jill C. Klein

    as Waitress
  • Marnie Crossen

    as Nurse
  • Aaron Lustig

    as Judge
  • Terri White

    as Female Guard
  • George Georgiadis

    as Cab Driver
  • Cheryl A. Kelly

    as Hotel Clerk
  • Adria Contreras

    as Mary Todd (5 Months)
  • Malika Edwards

    as Mary Todd (10 Months)
  • Pablo Espinosa

    as New Mexico Police
  • Kevin La Presle

    as New Mexico Police
  • John F. Manfredonia

    as Obstetrician
  • James Shuffield

    as Gynecologist
  • Thomas Kevin Danaher

    as Tuscon Police
  • Richard Lowell McDole

    as Tuscon Police
  • Don Hewitt Sr.

    as Tow Truck Driver
  • Andy Duppin

    as Tow Truck Driver
  • Alan Mirikitani

    as Jane's Band
  • Joe Pyles

    as Jane's Band
  • Worthy Davis

    as Jane's Band
  • Joshua Segal

    as Indigo Girls' Band
  • Breta La Von

    as Indigo Girls' Band
  • Patrice Jones

    as Indigo Girls' Band
  • Tito Larriva

    as Indigo Girls' Band
  • Gary Montemer

    as Indigo Girls' Band
  • Vernon Francisco

    as Desert Suns Band
  • Joseph Alfieri

    as Bartender (voice)
  • Fidelis Manuel

    as Desert Suns Band
  • Sylvester Oliver

    as Desert Suns Band
  • Benedict Martinez

    as Desert Suns Band
Production Arnon Milchan Producer
Production Steven Reuther Producer
Sound David Newman Original Music Composer
Editing Michael R. Miller Editor
Directing Herbert Ross Director
Production Herbert Ross Producer
Camera Donald E. Thorin Director of Photography
Production Don Roos Executive Producer
Writing Don Roos Writer
Production Patricia Karlan Executive Producer
Crew Joni Avery Stunt Double