Good Boys is about three friends in 6th grade that go on an adventure trying to keep drugs away from two college girls while also trying to get to the mall to buy a drone. The movie is rated-R and filled with a lot of downright filthy language and bizarre adult situations, leading to a lot of questions from the very young cast..

For the special features on the home release of Good Boys, which comes to stores on November 12, there are traditional featurettes, going over various aspects of the movie, deleted scenes, and even audio commentary. However, one featurette titled “Ask Your Parents,” went over what the producers and directors did when the children asked about some of the props on set, which were primarily sex toys.

“Not unlike their characters, the boys were incredibly curious,” executive producer Josh Fagen explained. “They wanted to know a lot of things. And so they would ask us, we’d very politely say, ‘You should ask your parents.'”

Many of these very adult items were used as weapons for the trio in their battles against bullies and potential creeps. However, there’s one infamous scene where the boys want to practice their kissing technique. And they do so on what they think is a CPR doll–it’s actually a realistic sex doll. And even when filming, the boys were never told what it actually was. “I had to kiss the CPR doll,” explained Jacob Temblay, who plays Max in the film. “The skin feels really weird. It’s made out of silicon. It’s kinda creepy. I’m scared of dolls, personally. I don’t like them.”

Good Boys is filled with moments of these tweens trying to figure out the adult world, and it’s actually a pretty sweet film. In his review of Good Boys, Rafael Motormayor said it “manages to balance the raunchiness of an R-rated sex comedy with the sweetness and good intentions of a coming-of-age movie. These combine into a powerful story about childhood friendships and the difficulties of making them last.”

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Good Boys on Blu-ray

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Good Boys special features:

  • Alternate ending
  • Deleted and extended scenes
  • Gag reel
  • Six featurettes
  • Audio commentary from director and co-writer Gene Stupnitsky and producer and co-writer Lee Eisenberg

Good Boys is available digitally now and arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on November 12.

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