Riding in Cars with Boys (2001) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Riding in Cars with Boys

Penny Marshall, 2001

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Riding in Cars with Boys
Beverly Donofrio, 1990

Riding in Cars with Boys is a movie directed by Penny Marshall in 2001 and based on the book Riding in Cars with Boys: Confessions of a Bad Girl Who Makes Good by Beverly Donofrio, first published in 1990. The movie features Drew Barrymore, Steve Zahn, Brittany Murphy, Adam Garcia, Lorraine Bracco, James Woods, and others.

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RATING

6.5

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Movie Poster: Riding in Cars with Boys (Penny Marshall, 2001)

7.5

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Book Cover: Riding in Cars with Boys (Beverly Donofrio, 1990)

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AUDIOBOOK

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Riding in Cars with Boys

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Storyline

Born in 1950, Beverly grew up bright and ambitious in a working-class neighborhood in Connecticut. From an early age, Beverly displays a keen intelligence and an interest in literature, and dreams of going to college in New York and becoming a writer. However, she also develops an early interest in boys, and at 15 finds herself madly in love with a boy from her high school.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Riding in Cars with Boys, the 2001 movie by Penny Marshall

Year

2001

Minutes

132

Movie Rate

6.50

Source: IMDb

Movie

Riding in Cars with Boys

Country: USA

Year: 2001

Length: 2h12m

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Cover of Riding in Cars with Boys, the 1990 book by Beverly Donofrio

Year

1990

Pages

204

Book Rate

7.54

S: Goodreads

Book

Riding in Cars with Boys

Subtitle: Confessions of a Bad Girl Who Makes Good

Country: USA

First published in: 1990

Length: 204 pages

Genre: Biography

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