The Lost Boys script
The Lost Boys (1987)
Synopsis: The Lost Boys is a 1987 American horror comedy film starring Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Kiefer Sutherland, Jami Gertz, Corey Feldman, Dianne Wiest, Edward Herrmann, Alex Winter, Jamison Newlander, and Barnard Hughes. The film is about two Arizona brothers who move to California and end up fighting a gang of young vampires. The title is a reference to the Lost Boys in J. M. Barrie's stories about Peter Pan and Neverland, who, like the vampires, never grow up. The film was followed by two direct to video sequels, Lost Boys: The Tribe and Lost Boys: The Thirst.

Lucy is disturbed as she notices TWO RUNAWAY TEENAGERS

RUMMAGING through a nearby garbage bin for something to

eat. She and Sam are distracted however as they see

Michael rolling his HONDA MOTOR BIKE from out of the



I need to stretch my legs. I'll

follow you.

The Attendant gives Lucy five dollars in change. She

hands it to Sam, indicating the Two Runaways.


Tell them to get something to eat.


I thought we were poor.


Not that poor.

Sam runs off as Michael starts his prize possession.


Still mad at me?


For what.


For everything.

Michael can't deal with this and just roars his engine.


If you want to check it out and

meet us later it's okay.

Sam returns, having heard this.


What!? He can and I can't?! No



That's okay, Mom. I can see it

later. I'll help you unload.

Lucy seems pleasantly surprised by Michael's display of

responsibility. She and Sam get in the Rover as the

Runaways shout to them.


Hey, thanks, lady.


(to Runaways)

Use some of it to call home.

(to Sam as they

pull out)

Those kids look like me twenty

years ago.


When you ran away from home, hitch-

hiked to Berkeley, spent the night

in Golden Gate Park and begged for

spare change in the morning?


You've heard this story before?


So many times, I'm starting to

think it happened to me.


A long winding road leads to the old lodge-like funky

house. The Land Rover pulls up followed by Michael on

his motorbike.

GRANDPA, a rugged individualist wearing old denims,

Indian moccasins, long grey braid down his back, is a

lifeless form on the front porch. Lucy and sons approach.

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Jeffrey Boam

Jeffrey David Boam (November 30, 1946 – January 24, 2000) was an American screenwriter and film producer. He is known for writing the screenplays for Lethal Weapon 2 and 3, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Innerspace, and The Lost Boys. Boam's films had a cumulative gross of over US$1 billion. He was educated at Sacramento State College and UCLA. Boam died of heart failure on January 24, 2000 at age 53. more…

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