#64. Boys Don’t Cry (1999)


– Director: Kimberly Peirce

– Stacker score: 88.0

– Metascore: 86

– IMDb user rating: 7.5

– Runtime: 118 minutes

Based on the true story of transgender young man Brandon Teena, this film was Hilary Swank’s breakthrough film role and one for which she won an Oscar. In the film, Teena relocates to a small Nebraska town and falls in love. When people discover that Brandon is biologically female, things go horribly wrong.