Riding in Cars With Boys


2h 12m 2001

Brief Synopsis

After failing to get into college, Beverly Donofrio loses interest in everything but riding around town in cars, drinking, smoking and rebelling against authority. After becoming pregnant, marrying, then divorcing, she must cope with being a teenage single parent. She finally ends up at an elite New England university where she tries to reach a balance between her mistakes and her goals.

Film Details

Also Known As
Pojkarna i mitt liv, Racing in Cars With Boys
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Period
Adaptation
Release Date
2001
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Mount Vernon, New York, USA; Yonkers, New York, USA; Tuckahoe, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 12m

Synopsis

After failing to get into college, Beverly Donofrio loses interest in everything but riding around town in cars, drinking, smoking and rebelling against authority. After becoming pregnant, marrying, then divorcing, she must cope with being a teenage single parent. She finally ends up at an elite New England university where she tries to reach a balance between her mistakes and her goals.

Crew

Murphy Achino

Set Production Assistant

Chad Ahrendt

Assistant

David Allen

Property Master

Tom Allen

Coordinator

Slamm Andrews

Sound Mixer

Julie Ansell

Producer

David A Arnold

Dialogue Editor

Bob Badami

Music Producer

Tamara Bally

Production Accountant

Richard Baratta

Unit Production Manager

Bill W Benton

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

David Betancourt

Foley Mixer

Michael Betzag

Grip

Tracy Bolt

Sound Recordist

Natalie Bortoli

Assistant

Timothy M. Bourne

Coproducer

James L. Brooks

Producer

Rolland M. Brooks

Scenery

J. C. Brotherhood

Special Effects

Garf Brown

Scenic Artist

Michelle Lee Brown

Craft Service

Robyn Brown

Craft Service

Robert Buckman

Transportation Co-Captain

Jason Budrow

Consultant

Keith Bunting

Dolly Grip

Lane Burch

Foley Mixer

Bill Burns

Assistant Sound Editor

Desmond Cannon

Post-Production Supervisor

Patty Carey

Assistant Location Manager

Teresa Carriker-thayer

Art Director

Stephen Carter

Assistant Art Director

Nicole Cassidy

Assistant

John Chalfant

Sound Effects Editor

Kerry Clark

Coordinator

Douglas Cluff

Scenic Artist

James Alexander Cohen

Set Production Assistant

James Alexander Cohen

Production Assistant

Sara Colleton

Producer

Joseph R Collins

Assistant Camera

Kath Corgan

Loader

Richard Corwin

Dialogue Editor

Damian Costa

Greensman

Charles C Crutchfield

Costumer

Gloria D'alessandro

Dialogue Editor

Christine Danelski

Foley Editor

George Detitta Jr.

Set Decorator

Matthew Dettmann

Foley Artist

Craig Dibona

Camera Operator

Richard N Dolan

Rigging Electrician

Beverly Donofrio

Coproducer

Beverly Donofrio

Source Material

Richard Bryan Douglas

Carpenter

Peter J Dowd

Assistant Director

Joanna Dransfeldt

Assistant

Dennis Drummond

Supervising Sound Editor

Kim Drummond

Dialogue Editor

Ann Ducommun

Assistant Sound Editor

Rochelle Edelson

Scenic Artist

Ann Edgeworth

Props

Kira Edmunds

Assistant Sound Editor

Katharina Eggmann

Casting Associate

Tracy Ershow

Set Production Assistant

Jason Farrar

Accountant

Dawn Fintor

Foley Artist

Alison Fisher

Adr Supervisor

Cynthia Flynt

Costume Designer

Dana Le Blanc Frankley

Assistant Sound Editor

Abdul Franklin

Apprentice Editor

Philippe Gallichet

Caterer

Lynn Geller

Consultant

Terel Gibson

Assistant Editor

Judi Goodman

Hair Stylist

Galen Goodpaster

Assistant Sound Editor

Jeffrey Gove

Apprentice Editor

Laura Graham

Adr Editor

Kimberly Greene

Makeup

Wayne Griffin

Adr Editor

Bill Groom

Production Designer

Jeffrey J. Haboush

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Ted Haigh

Assistant Art Director

Stanley Steven Hall

Hair Stylist

Scott G G Haller

Foley Editor

Barbara Harris

Voice Casting

Gary Hecker

Foley Artist

Mo Henry

Negative Cutter

Xavier Henselmann

Chief Lighting Technician

Una Hill

Assistant Production Coordinator

Petr Hlinomaz

Chief Lighting Technician

Lynn Hoffman-dervis

Assistant Costume Designer

Joni Huth

Seamstress Supervisor

Michael Hyde

Transportation Captain

Alicia Irwin

Foley Artist

Sheila Jaffe

Casting

Ava Jamshidi

Assistant

Bridget Johnson

Executive Producer

Charles Johnson

Set Production Assistant

Tudor Jones

Set Production Assistant

Lawrence Jordan

Editor

Dara Kaplan

Assistant

Kathleen Kearney

Set Production Assistant

Cheryl Kilbourne-kimpton

Wardrobe Supervisor

Jonathan Klein

Foley

Nicole Klett

Location Assistant

Betsy Klompus

Props Assistant

Marion Kolsby

Assistant Art Director

Scott Kordish

Production Coordinator

Luca Kouimelis

Script Supervisor

Donald A Kozma

Makeup

Christine Leiter

Makeup

Amy Lemisch

Coproducer

Howard London

Adr Mixer

Elliot Lurie

Music Producer

Todd Macnicholl

Grip

Kim Maitland

Sound

Verna Mandel

Music Editor

Randy Manion

Location Coordinator

Anna Maniscalco

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Brian R Mannain

Location Assistant

Laurence Mark

Producer

Richard Marks

Editor

Bernadette Mazur

Makeup

John Mcdonald

Assistant Camera

Shawn P Mckeegan

Production Assistant

Kevin Mckenna

Video

Dennis Mcneill

Color Timer

Chris Menges

Dp/Cinematographer

Chris Menges

Director Of Photography

Molly Mikula

Assistant Art Director

Chris Miller

Assistant

Kathlene Mobley

Wardrobe

Marisa Morabito

Assistant Editor

A Lee Morris

Assistant Camera

Gary Muller

Assistant Camera

Brendan Murphy

Assistant

Kip Myers

Set Production Assistant

Jennifer Nash

Music Editor

Stewart Nelsen

Sound Effects Editor

Mark Newell

Dresser

Michael O'farrell

Sound Effects Editor

T. J. O'mara

Sound Mixer

Barbara Olvera

Hair Stylist

Miroslav Ondricek

Director Of Photography

Miroslav Ondricek

Dp/Cinematographer

Greg Outcalt

Production Secretary

Francesca Paris

Hair Stylist

Paul Parsons

Assistant Editor

Richard Patrick

Assistant Director

George Patsos

Key Grip

William Patsos

Key Rigging Grip

Hector Pereira

Music

Laura Perlman

Music Editor

Michele Perrone

Adr Editor

Lyn Pinezich

Location Manager

Douglas Plasse

Assistant Director

Chuck Potter

Assistant Set Decorator

Curt M Pratt

Assistant

Judy Pursley

Accounting Assistant

Craig Radow

Set Production Assistant

John Ralbovsky

Scenery

Malcolm Reid

Foreman

Doug Rice

Assistant

Danielle Rigby

Assistant Director

Frankie Ritacco

Wardrobe Assistant

Larry Robinson

Scenic Artist

Carin Rogers

Dialogue Editor

Timothy Ross

Production Assistant

Kyle Rudolph

Steadicam Operator

Amy Safhay

Greensman

Richard Sakai

Producer

Raymond Samitz

Construction Coordinator

Victoria Rose Sampson

Dialogue Editor

Bethann Schebece

Set Production Assistant

Andy Schwartz

Photography

Julian Smirke

Production Assistant

Julian Smirke

Set Production Assistant

John Sosenko

Camera Operator

Debra L Tennant

Assistant Editor

Greg Thompson

Assistant Editor

Sylvia Trapanese

Scenic Artist

Rosadel Varela

Dga Trainee

Juli Vizza

Assistant Editor

Georgianne Walken

Casting

Morgan Upton Ward

Screenplay

Morgan Upton Ward

Executive Producer

John Douglas Webster

Set Production Assistant

Sara Weitlauf

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Rosie Wells

Wardrobe Supervisor

Joseph White

Boom Operator

Grant Wilfley

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Hans Zimmer

Music

Film Details

Also Known As
Pojkarna i mitt liv, Racing in Cars With Boys
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Period
Adaptation
Release Date
2001
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Mount Vernon, New York, USA; Yonkers, New York, USA; Tuckahoe, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 12m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 19, 2001

Released in United States on Video March 19, 2002

Beverly Donofrio reportedly received $100,000 for the rights to her 1990 memoir.

Project was previously in development at 20th Century Fox.

Beverly Donofrio reportedly received $100,000 for the rights to her 1990 memoir.

Completed shooting February 1, 2001.

Began shooting August 28, 2000.

Released in United States Fall October 19, 2001

Released in United States on Video March 19, 2002