My Own Private Idaho

Directed by Gus Van Sant
1991    1h 44m    R
In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV," Mike Waters is a hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor is the rebellious son of a mayor. Together, the two travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the coast of Italy in a quest to find Mike's estranged mother. Along the way they turn tricks for money and drugs, eventually attracting the attention of a wealthy benefactor and sexual deviant.
Cast of My Own Private Idaho
  • River PhoenixMichael "Mike" Waters
  • Keanu ReevesScott Favor
  • William RichertBob Pigeon
  • Udo KierHans
  • Chiara CaselliCarmella
  • James RussoRichard Waters
  • Rodney HarveyGary
  • Michael ParkerDigger
  • Jessica MakinsonDenise
  • FleaBudd
  • Grace ZabriskieAlena
  • Tom TroupeJack Favor
  • Sally CurticeJane Lightwork
  • Robert Lee PitchlynnWalt
  • Mickey CottrellDaddy Carroll
  • Wade EvansWade
  • Matthew EbertCoverboy
  • Tom CramerCoverboy
  • Vana O'BrienSharon Waters
  • Shaun JordanCafe Kid
  • Scott Patrick GreenCoverboy / Cafe Kid
  • Shawn WightCafe Kid
  • George ConnerBad George
  • Oliver KirkIndian Cop
  • Stanley HainsworthDirtman
  • Joshua HalladayBaby Mike
  • Douglas TollenenLittle Richard
  • Steven Clark PachosaHotel Manager
  • Lannie SwerdlowDisco Manager
  • Wally GaarslandRock Promoter
  • Bryan WilsonRock Promoter
  • Mark WeaverRock Promoter
  • Conrad 'Bud' MontgomeryRock Promoter
  • Pat PattersonCop
  • Steve VernelsonCop
  • Mike CascaddenCop
  • Eric HullMayor's Aid
  • James A. ArlingMinister
  • Jim CaviezelAirline Clerk
  • Ana CavinatoStewardess
  • Greg MurphyCarl
  • David ReppinhagenYuppie at Jake's
  • Tiger WarrenHimself
  • Massimo Di CataldoItalian Street Boy
  • Robert EgonItalian Street Boy
  • Paolo BaioccoItalian Street Boy
  • Mario StracciaroloMike's Italian Client
  • Gus Van SantMan Behind Hotel Counter (uncredited)
  • Pao Pei AndreoliItalian Street Boy
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