Riding in Cars with Boys

Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)

She did everything wrong, but got everything right.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 2001-10-19
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 426 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 12min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Gracie Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Penny Marshall
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From 426 Ratings


In 1965, a young woman with dreams of becoming a writer has a son at the age of 15 and struggles to make things work with the drug-addicted father.

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  • Drew Barrymore

    as Beverly Donofrio
  • Steve Zahn

    as Ray Hasek
  • Adam Garcia

    as Jason
  • Brittany Murphy

    as Fay Forrester
  • James Woods

    as Leonard Donofrio
  • Lorraine Bracco

    as Teresa Donofrio
  • Rosie Perez

    as Shirley Perro
  • Sara Gilbert

    as Tina Barr
  • Peter Facinelli

    as Tommy Butcher
  • Mika Boorem

    as Beverly Donofrio (Age 11)
  • Vincent Pastore

    as Uncle Lou
  • Maryann Urbano

    as Aunt Ann
  • Alexia Landeau

    as Jenny
  • Kristin Proctor

    as Cindy
  • Celine Ordioni

    as Janet Donofrio (Age 8)
  • Alissa Dean

    as Townie Girl #1
  • Jessica Leshnower

    as Townie Girl #2
  • Temple Brooks

    as Karen
  • Lauren Lake

    as Karen's Friend
  • Desmond Harrington

    as Bobby
  • Jordan Gelber

    as Kevin
  • Gabriel Carpenter

    as Sky Barrister
  • Kevin Thoms

    as Mark
  • Vincent De Paul

    as Linebacker
  • Joseph Cassese

    as Linebacker
  • Kevin O'Rourke

    as Jail Ward
  • Susan Forristal

    as Mrs. Forrester
  • John Bedford Lloyd

    as Mr. Forrester
  • Paz de la Huerta

    as Phone Call Flirt
  • Olivia Morgan Scheck

    as Janet Donofrio (Age 12)
  • David Moscow

    as Lizard
  • Dusty Rizzo

    as Wedding Singer Tony
  • Gene Canfield

    as Pete
  • Carl Capotorto

    as Cop #1
  • Robert Greenhut

    as Cop #2
  • Heather Hodder

    as Donofrio Cousin
  • Sean Liotine

    as Zippy
  • Tracy Reiner

    as Nurse
  • Joseph M. Cannizaro

    as Jason (Newborn)
  • Noah Hartwick

    as Jason (Newborn)
  • Briana Tilden

    as Jason (Baby)
  • Skye Arens

    as Jason (Age 1)
  • Patrick Salerno

    as Jason (Age 2)
  • Robert Salerno

    as Jason (Age 2)
  • Logan Arens

    as Jason (Age 3)
  • Samantha Reale

    as Amelia (Age 3)
  • Wade Mylius

    as Al
  • Jon Korkes

    as Counselor
  • Cody Arens

    as Jason (Age 6)
  • Samantha Lucier

    as Amelia (Age 6)
  • Gaetano Lisi

    as Sweeny's Owner
  • Marisa Ryan

    as Janet Donofrio (Age 19)
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal

    as Amelia
  • Logan Lerman

    as Jason (Age 8)
  • Skye McCole Bartusiak

    as Amelia (Age 8)
  • Michael Linstroth

    as Dennis Forrester
  • Sophia Barricelli

    as Sophia (uncredited)
  • Shani Bayne Haller

    as Waitress (uncredited)
  • J.D. Brookshire

    as Jerk in Car (uncredited)
  • Jeff Buckner

    as Party Guest (uncredited)
  • Toni D'Antonio

    as Tied-Dyed Girl (uncredited)
  • Anna Damergis

    as Cop's Wife (uncredited)
  • Gene Gabriel

    as Make-Out Guy (uncredited)
  • Jaime Gallagher

    as Car Passenger (uncredited)
  • Donna Sue Jahier

    as Woman in Maternity Ward (uncredited)
  • Rich Keen

    as Passer By in Car (uncredited)
  • Richard Keith

    as Heald Family Member (uncredited)
  • Sara Klingebiel

    as Townie Girl #3 (uncredited)
  • Randi Rosenholtz

    as Townie Girl #4 (uncredited)
  • Peter Austin Noto

    as Short Order Cook (uncredited)
  • Dana Segal

    as Hippie Neighbor (uncredited)
  • Mario Simone

    as Student (uncredited)
  • Marilyn Spanier

    as Mary (uncredited)
  • Todd Wall

    as Nice Guy at Party (uncredited)
  • Bill Walters

    as Hippie at Party (uncredited)
Writing Morgan Ward Screenplay
Editing Lawrence Jordan Editor
Sound Hans Zimmer Original Music Composer
Directing Penny Marshall Director
Camera Miroslav Ondříček Director of Photography
Production Julie Ansell Producer
Production Richard Sakai Producer
Art Marion Kolsby Assistant Art Director
Sound John M. Chalfant Sound Effects Editor
Editing Terel Gibson Assistant Editor
Editing Juli Vizza Assistant Editor
Editing Richard Marks Editor
Costume & Make-Up Don Kozma Makeup Artist
Sound Richard Corwin Dialogue Editor
Sound Alison Fisher ADR Supervisor
Camera Keith Bunting Dolly Grip
Camera Kathleen Corgan Camera Loader
Camera Gary Muller First Assistant Camera
Sound Lane Burch Foley Mixer
Sound Galen Goodpaster Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Carin Rogers Dialogue Editor
Sound Alicia Stevenson Foley Artist
Camera Joe Collins First Assistant Camera
Lighting Xavier Henselmann Assistant Chief Lighting Technician
Crew Doug Cluff Scenic Artist
Crew Sylvia Trapanese Scenic Artist
Sound Laura Graham ADR Editor
Camera Craig DiBona Camera Operator
Art George DeTitta Jr. Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Stanley Hall Hairstylist
Sound Stewart Nelsen Sound Effects Editor
Crew Amy Leigh Johnson Unit Publicist
Production Beverly D'Onofrio Co-Producer
Production Sheila Jaffe Casting
Costume & Make-Up Christine Leiter Makeup Artist
Sound Wayne Griffin ADR Editor
Camera Matthew W. Flannery Second Assistant "B" Camera
Camera A. Lee Morris Second Assistant Camera
Editing Paul Parsons Assistant Editor
Sound Jennifer Nash Music Editor
Production Laurence Mark Producer
Production Bridget Johnson Executive Producer
Costume & Make-Up Francesca Paris Key Hair Stylist
Art Raymond M. Samitz Construction Coordinator
Sound David A. Arnold Dialogue Editor
Sound Kira Edmunds Assistant Sound Editor
Lighting Petr Hlinomaz Chief Lighting Technician
Sound Laura Perlman Music Editor
Production Scott Kordish Production Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Bernadette Mazur Key Makeup Artist
Directing Richard Patrick First Assistant Director
Crew Garf Brown Scenic Artist
Art Stephen H. Carter Assistant Art Director
Sound Matthew Dettmann Foley Editor
Sound Joe White Boom Operator
Sound Verna Mandel Music Editor
Directing Danielle Rigby Second Assistant Director
Art Ted Haigh Assistant Art Director
Art Amy Safhay Greensman
Lighting Billy Patsos Rigging Grip
Production James L. Brooks Producer
Costume & Make-Up Cynthia Flynt Costume Design
Sound David Betancourt Foley Mixer
Sound Jeffrey J. Haboush Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Michael O'Farrell Sound Effects Editor
Costume & Make-Up Lynn Hoffman Assistant Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Cheryl Kilbourne-Kimpton Wardrobe Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Kathleen Mobley Wardrobe Coordinator
Editing Debra L. Tennant First Assistant Editor
Directing Luca Kouimelis Script Supervisor
Crew Al Cerullo Pilot
Art Molly Mikula Assistant Art Director
Sound Christine Danelski Foley Editor
Costume & Make-Up Joni M. Huth Seamstress
Production Lyn Pinezich Location Manager
Writing Beverly D'Onofrio Book
Production Georgianne Walken Casting
Camera Kyle Rudolph Steadicam Operator
Costume & Make-Up Rose Wells Wardrobe Supervisor
Editing Greg Thompson Assistant Editor
Art Bill Groom Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Judi Goodman Hairstylist
Sound Bill W. Benton Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Ann Ducommun Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Dawn Fintor Foley Artist
Sound Howard London ADR Mixer
Sound Michele Perrone ADR Editor
Production Sara Colleton Producer
Production Morgan Ward Executive Producer
Art Teresa Carriker-Thayer Art Direction
Sound Bill Burns Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Victoria Rose Sampson Dialogue Editor
Editing Marisa Morabito Assistant Editor
Costume & Make-Up Kimberly Greene Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Barbara Olvera Hairstylist
Production Richard Baratta Unit Production Manager
Art Gerald DeTitta Leadman
Sound Gloria D'Alessandro Dialogue Editor
Sound Dana LeBlanc Frankley Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Scott G.G. Haller Foley Editor
Camera George Patsos Key Grip
Camera Andrew D. Schwartz Still Photographer
Camera John Sosenko Camera Operator
Production Katharina Eggmann Casting Associate
Art David H. Allen Property Master
Sound Dennis Drummond Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Kim Drummond Dialogue Editor
Sound Gary A. Hecker Foley Artist
Sound Jonathan Klein Foley Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Gary Archer Prosthetics
Production Amy Lemisch Co-Producer
Production Timothy M. Bourne Co-Producer
Sound Heitor Pereira Additional Soundtrack