Boys Don't Cry
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Brandon: Lana, you are one cranky girl.

Lana: Shut up, that's your business. I don't care if you are half monkey or half ape, I'm gettin' you out of here!

Nicole: You don't seem like you're from here.
Brandon: Where does it seem like I'm from?
Nicole: Someplace... Beautiful.

Lana: I hate my life.
Brandon: I hate your life, too.

Lana: You don't have to be sober to be able to weigh spinach.

Nicole: You don't seem like you're from here.
Brandon: Where does it seem like I'm from?
Nicole: Some place... Beautiful.

Lana: I hate my life.
Brandon: I hate your life, too.

Revealing mistake: Candace's eyes are moving and she is breathing after allegedly having been shot and killed.

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Trivia: In the film, Brandon escapes from John and Tom after being run roughshod by them. In actual life, John and Tom let her go after the beating, but with a stern warning not to go to the police. Brandon nevertheless went and reported the crime.

Allister Cooper, 2011

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Question: Why does Lana at the end of the movie call Brandon "Teena"?

Answer: Brandon's birth name is Teena Tenae Brandon. When Teena decided to become a man, he reversed his first and last name to become Brandon Teena. Lana may have continued to call him Teena as a form of "I know the real you" familiarity "pet name".

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