"You cheap dime-store hood."

~ Stand By Me (1986)

Pay It Forward

Young Trevor McKinney, troubled by his mother's alcoholism and fears of his abusive but absent father, is caught up by an intriguing assignment from his new social studies teacher, Mr. Simonet. The assignment: think of something to change the world and put it into action. Trevor conjures the notion of paying a favor not back, but forward--repaying good deeds not with payback, but with new good deeds done to three new people. Trevor's efforts to make good on his idea bring a revolution

  • Rated: PG-13
  • Genre(s): Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 10/20/2000
  • Run Time: 123 minutes
  • Director(s): Mimi Leder
  • Writers: Catherine Ryan Hyde, Leslie Dixon
  • Stars: Kevin Spacey, Haley Joel Osment, Helen Hunt
  • Cast: Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt, Haley Joel Osment, Jay Mohr, Jim Caviezel, Jon Bon Jovi, Angie Dickinson, David Ramsey, Gary Werntz, Colleen Flynn, Marc Donato, Kathleen Wilhoite, Liza Snyder, Jeannetta Arnette, Hannah Werntz
  • Studios: Warner Bros. Pictures, Bel Air Entertainment, Tapestry Films

Pay It Forward

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