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Things people don't talk about enough

• River Phoenix in Jimmy Reardon
• River Phoenix in Running On Empty
• River Phoenix in Dark Blood
• River Phoenix in Stand By Me
• River Phoenix in Dogfight
• River Phoenix in My Own Private Idaho
• River Phoenix in 7brides for 7brothers
• River Phoenix in ABC afterschool specials
• River Phoenix in it’s your move
• River Phoenix in hotel
• River Phoenix in Robert Kennedy and his times
• River Phoenix in explorers
• River Phoenix in Family Ties
• River Phoenix in Circle of Violence: a family drama
• River Phoenix in little nikita
• River Phoenix in indiana jones
• River Phoenix in the mosquito coast
• River Phoenix in i love you to death
• River Phoenix in silent tongue
• River Phoenix in sneakers
• River Phoenix in the thing called love
• River Phoenix playing piano
• River Phoenix playing guitar
• River Phoenix singing
• River Phoenix laughing
• River Phoenix acting
• River Phoenix being an amazing human being
• River Phoenix’ beauty
• River Phoenix being an icon to gay people
• River Phoenix being vegan
• River Phoenix not giving a crap about fame
• River Phoenix not wanting people to know about his drug habits bc he didn’t wanted the young fans going down that way
• River Phoenix respecting everyone
• River Phoenix in glasses
• River Phoenix his smile
• River Phoenix his eyes that held so much love
• River Phoenix love for his family, friends and fans and the earth
• River Phoenix in fucking general???????

Things people talk about too much
• River Phoenix drug overdose

“We were shooting here on the (Universal) lot, and he came over to me and said, “I almost got arrested.” He was outside the stage throwing a Frisbee with some friends, and the Universal police came over and told him to stop. And he said, “I flipped them off.” Somebody at (studio headquarters) had to talk to the cops and say, “Please don’t arrest him. He’s in our movie”

- Phil Alden Robinson

Phil Alden Robinson, who directed Phoenix in last year’s ‘Sneakers,’ called him terrific to work with and extremely talented. “There are two rivers flowing through him–one is the adventurous young man, and the other is a very old-fashioned, gentlemanly, kind soul,” Robinson said.
The adventure, said Robinson, was in his acting: “He loved to take chances with his work.
—  LA Times (November, 1993)