Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »
Listal logo

Boys Town (Boys\' Town) (1938)

Boys Town
7.1 Rating
(50 ratings)
7.3 IMDB rating
Your Rating:

Add to favorites
Directed by

Starring (View all)
Spencer Tracy Spencer Tracy
Father Flanagan
Mickey Rooney Mickey Rooney
Whitey Marsh
Henry Hull Henry Hull
Dave Morris
Leslie Fenton Leslie Fenton
Dan Farrow
Gene Reynolds Gene Reynolds
Tony Ponessa
Edward Norris Edward Norris
Joe Marsh
Addison Richards Addison Richards
The Judge
Minor Watson Minor Watson
The Bishop

Written by (View all)
John Meehan John Meehan
(screenplay) and
Dore Schary Dore Schary


26 votes
Academy Award for Best Picture (506 items)
list by AFIoscar
Published 9 years, 8 months ago
21 votes
Watched in 2016 (248 items)
list by keiju
Published 2 years, 9 months ago
21 votes
AFI's 100 Heroes & Villains: Heroes (50 items)
list by The Flagship
Published 10 years, 2 months ago
19 votes
Movies I Have (6797 items)
list by cteddiesgirl
Published 7 years, 1 month ago 4 comments
19 votes
First Time Viewings of 2012 (330 items)
list by Michael M
Published 6 years, 9 months ago 4 comments

View all Boys Town lists (33 more)

Cover art, photos and screenshots

3 votes
3 votes
3 votes
3 votes
3 votes

View all Boys Town pictures (23 more)
Description: Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney both won Oscars® in 1938 for their work in this touching and inspirational story of Father Flanagan and his young, delinquent charges. "Boys Town" is a film classic based on the true story of Father ... Full DescriptionFlanagan, a Catholic priest who established a community in Omaha, Nebraska for troubled youths. The film stars Spencer Tracy, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of Father Flanagan, and Mickey Rooney as the young Whitey Marsh. The priest's challenge is to tame Whitey, the incorrigible kid brother of a jailed gangster. When Whitey first arrives at the orphanage, he ... (more)
Release date: 9 September 1938
UPC: 012569677142
Tags: Drama (4), Family (2), 1930s (2), 1938 (2), Sport (1), Rooney (1), Tracy (1), Biography (1), B&w (1), Classics (1), Bw (1), Academy Award Winners (1), Father (1), Flanagan (1), Juvenile (1), Prayer (1), Gang (1), Street Kids (1), Church (1), Children In Danger (1)
My tags: Add tags
Add to list
Not interested

Add Review

English only, other review rules - Big post screen

Update feed

legato rated this 8/10 2 weeks, 4 days ago
michaelbear rated this 7/10 5 months, 3 weeks ago
SavvyNormal rated this 7/10 8 months, 1 week ago
♥ CHANi rated this 7/10 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Ghosthack rated this 8/10 1 year ago
Jonathan1946 added this to wanted list 1 year, 2 months ago
muh added this to wanted list 1 year, 6 months ago
rickterenzi voted for 6 images [View All] 1 year, 10 months ago

kathy voted for 7 images [View All] 1 year, 10 months ago

Kandi voted for 6 images [View All] 1 year, 10 months ago

MacGuffin posted 6 images [View All] 1 year, 10 months ago

keiju rated this 6/10 1 year, 11 months ago
keiju added this to a list 1 year, 11 months ago
Watched in 2016 (248 movies items)
dhove added this to a list 2 years, 1 month ago
Best Pictures (549 movies items)
Kandi voted for 3 images 2 years, 4 months ago

SA-512 posted 3 images 2 years, 4 months ago

IMPONDERÁVEL added this to have watched list 2 years, 4 months ago

Insert image

drop image here
(or click)
or enter URL:
 link image?  square?

Insert video

Format block