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Release Date: 1978

DVD Release Date: December 13th, 2005

PG|2 hr 25 min

Plot Summary
Johnny Kovak (Sylvester Stallone) works in a warehouse and grows tired of the unfair policies in place, leading him to start a riot. Though Kovak is fired, his spirit wins him the admiration of others, and he becomes a new recruit for a labor union known as the Federation of Interstate Truckers. As the union becomes more powerful, Kovak's influence grows and eventually his ambitions result in a partnership with the mob. However, as Kovak deepens his criminal ties, his life grows more dangerous.

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Rod Steiger, Peter Boyle, Melinda Dillon, David Huffman, Tony Lo Bianco, Kevin Conway, Cassie Yates

Director: Norman Jewison

Genres: Drama

Production Co: United Artists

Keywords: Brooding, Rise, Intense, Underdog, 1930s, Rivalry, Fall