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My Own Private Idaho

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A Classic.

    This movie shows the greatness that River Phoenix would have been.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2014

    Amazing story of an often purposely forgotten world.  Heart brea

    Amazing story of an often purposely forgotten world.  Heart breaking love story.  I can't even begin to imagine what else River Phoenix would have been able to accomplish with his career.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    My Private Idaho

    A tale of love and betrayal street life and wayward young. Captivingly erotic.

    River Phoenix and Keanu Reeves star as two youths from very difference socio-economic background. Mike Waters (River) is a young street hustler and Scot Favor (Keanu) is the son of the mayor of Portland. They share many adventures together roaming the back alley life of Portland. One day, Scot Favor(Keanu) decides to end his wild lifestyle and become a gentleman once his father dies and leaves him a fortune. He denounces his street friends leaving Mike to continue his seedy lifestyle alone.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The most wonderful film ever created.

    This movie is beyond words. It has moved me so much, I feel so connected to it. All I can say is, River is amazing, Gus is amazing, Keanu is amazing. The movie is amazing. I recommend it to everyone.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Best movie of all times

    This movie is a great tear jerker, it's one of those films where you think my life isn't that bad. I thought the film was magnificent. River Phoenix did a wonderful job as Mike Waters. It was the best.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The Magic of River Phoenix/Keanu Reeves is the perfect chemistry.

    River Phoenix is so greatly missed. The chemistry between Phoenix/Reeves is beyond amazement under the direction of Van Sant. This drama is very multi layered film with a heart felt ending that will leave you in tears. River will always be in our hearts as a truly gifted actor that will go on from generation to generations. God Bless You.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Best movie about Idaho since Spaceballs

    This movie changed my life when I purchased it by increasing my DVD collection to over 53 DVD's. The movie is a capitvating portrayal of life in Idaho. As an Idahoan myself I could really relate to the amount of potatoes the lead characters Rocky and Bullwinkle ate. That is about all you do in Idaho is eat Idaho potatoes some of the rebels eat Russet. I'm sorry but I digress, the best part of the movie is when River Pheonix's character does to many drugs and gets what is coming to him-death.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A River Runs Through It

    Gus Van Sant's masterpiece My Own Private Idaho is visually stunning. His use of powerful imagery coupled with great acting performances by both Phoenix and Reeves brings a mythical feeling to the audience's viewing experiences. Van Sant's stark adaptation of Shakespeares Henry IV part I and II is an interesting one that keeps you involved throughout. The late River Phoenix in his narcoleptic role of Mike Waters is what holds the films major strength. My Own Private Idaho is not only worth watching but worth purchasing as well. Enjoy.

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    Posted December 11, 2010

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