The Good Son

The Good Son (1993)

Ending / spoiler

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Henry (Macaulay Culkin) drowned his baby brother, Richard out of sibling jealousy.He and Mark (Elijah Wood) end up dngling on the edge of the cliff, both clinging on to Susan (Wendy Crewson). Susan, finally realizing her son Henry is indeed beyond saving, lets him fall to his death onto the sea rocks below, and saves Mark, her nephew.

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Audio problem: When the kids are playing hide and go seek and Henry scares Connie, her scream is dubbed in too early. It happens before the shot changes so when you first hear her scream, her mouth isn't moving.

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Trivia: For the treehouse sequence, young Macaulay Culkin and Elijah Wood made the 30-foot climb up the tree themselves, with no safety nets or wires. However, the tree was mostly surrounded (everything outside of the camera frame) with elaborate scaffolding, sufficient to support all the camera crew and equipment, so the boys were always within arm's reach of an adult.

Charles Austin Miller
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Question: Why would Henry do so many evil things to his own family?

Answer: Because he's nuts!

Grumpy Scot
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