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Outsiders, The .
C. Thomas Howell, Ralph Macchio, Matt Dillon.
He was tired of all the fighting and being put in the middle. Soda hated when Pony and Darry argued, because he was always put in the middle. When he ran off, Darry and Pony ran after him and caught up with him in the park.
They could stay together. These scenes were also cut from the movie, but are sometimes shown on television.
The book, "Gone With the Wind" and a note. He described to Ponyboy what he felt the poem meant, "you're green when you're a kid- like gold. When you're a kid everything is new- dawn."
Because he felt life wasn't worth living and it had taken the one person he truly loved; He robbed a store; an unloaded gun. According to the book, Johnny was the only person that Dally loved. When Johnny died, Dally wanted to die, also. Dally robbed a store with an unloaded gun. He was shot to death by the police at the park.
'Fighting is useless'; 'Stay Gold, Ponyboy. Stay Gold'. Johnny had talked about killing himself earlier in the book and movie because he couldn't take his abusive life. He now realized that there was much he hadn't seen or done yet and didn't want to die.
|Before the rumble, Ponyboy and Randy had a conversation. What realization had Randy come to because of the events of the last week?||"The Outsiders" Book and Movie
That the fighting and killing was useless, nothing was going to change the way things were. Randy wasn't at the rumble.
Paul; they were on the high school football team together. In the book, it was said that Darry could have been a Soc if he wanted to be.
His mother; because he felt she came to yell at him. In the book, Johnny's mother went off when she was told he didn't want to see her. She blamed it all on Ponyboy and Two-bit.
He never understood what was meant by it.
S.E. Hinton. S.E. Hinton was also in "Tex" as one of the teachers.
Their cigarettes; 8. Earlier in the story, Ponyboy had warned Johnny to 'watch his smoke'. During the rescue, a beam fell on Johnny, breaking his back. Dally was burned on his left arm, and Pony had some smoke inhalation.
Johnny announced that they were going back to turn themselves in. When Dally came to the church, he gave a letter to Pony from Soda. He as Johnny and Pony if they were hungry and the boys said 'yes'. Dally brought Johnny and Pony to the Dairy Queen, and while there Johnny announced that he wanted to go back and turn himself in. This angered Dally, who told Johnny that prison changes you. Dally pleaded with Johnny not to go back.
Cutting and bleaching his hair. "It ain't just hair! It's like a Halloween costume you can't get out of and I hate it"!
Because he was drowning Ponyboy; Bob; Leif Garrett. As Johnny and Pony were running away, they went to the park, and sat on the jungle gym.
Because he didn't get home till 2am. Pony fell asleep in the lot with Johnny, because Johnny didn't want to go back to his house while his parents were fighting. It was cold outside, and when Pony woke up he went home. Darry was sitting in the chair, facing the door, waiting for Pony to come home. Darry was more scared than angry, but he didn't come off that way. He hit Pony and Pony went flying into the chair, knocking over the lamp. Pony than ran to the lot and told Johnny, 'Come on, we're running away'.
Fighting violently. Johnny's father hit him often and his mother ignored him overall. The abuse was slowly killing him inside.
The rings on his hand. Cherry's boyfriend, Bob, had beaten Johnny up very badly a few months earlier. His rings left a major scar on Johnny's face.
Because Johnny told him to leave Cherry alone; Yes, Johnny didn't usually say much of anything. Johnny told Dallas to leave Cherry alone. Dallas was making Cherry mad, and Johnny came to her rescue. This was unusual because Johnny had never stood up to Dallas, and because he usually didn't have much to say.
They were drinking and tried to force moves on them. Cherry and Marcia and their boyfriends, Bob and Randy, had an argument due the Bob's and Randy's drinking. Cherry and Marcia sat in the seats, which were available for people who didn't have cars, and this is how they met Pony, Johnny, and Dallas.
Because he was walking by himself. These scenes were unfortunatly cut from the movie. In the book, Ponyboy had just came out of a movie theatre, and was on his way home when he was jumped by the Socs. Darry, Dallas, Johnny, Soda, Two-Bit, and Steve came to his rescue. All Pony received from being jumped was a cut on his neck.
Ponyboy, Johnny, Dallas. According to the book, Ponyboy was 14 years old, Johnny was 16 years old, and Dallas was 17.
Tulsa, Oklahoma. The movie, "Tex" was also set in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
|Which two actors from the movie were best friends on set, although their characters had little to do with one another in the movie? Hint: These two starred in later movies 'The Breakfast Club' and 'Top Gun' respectively.||'The Outsiders' Book, Movie, and TV Series
Emilio Estevez (Two-Bit) and Tom Cruise (Steve). Emilio Estevez (Two-Bit) and Tom Cruise (Steve) were good pals off screen. They hung out together a lot. You can find pictures of this in "Superteen" Special Issue No. 6, November 1983.
West Wing; Sam Seaborn. His newest series, 'West Wing' on NBC is a hit! He portrays Sam Seaborn, writer for the President's speeches and things.
14 episodes 1990. 14 episodes of the T.V. Show aired on the Fox Network in the fall of 1990.
Chocolate cake. Chocolate cake, Darry and Soda always made sure there was chocolate cake around.
A car accident. In a car accident. Apparently the car was hit by a train, but this is only the movie's version of it, all that's really known is that they were killed in some form of car accident.