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Release Date: 1985

DVD Release Date: August 12th, 1998

PG-13|2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary
Rocky Dennis (Eric Stoltz) is an intelligent, outgoing and humorous teenager who suffers from a facial deformity called "lionitis" and has now outlived his life expectancy. While his mother, Rusty (Cher), struggles to fight for his acceptance in the public school system, he proves himself to be a highly accomplished student. Though Rocky endures ridicule for his appearance, he finds love and respect from his mother's biker gang family, and even experiences his first love.

Cast: Eric Stoltz, Cher , Sam Elliott, Estelle Getty, Richard Dysart, Laura Dern, Harry Carey Jr., Lawrence Monoson

Director: Peter Bogdanovich

Genres: Biography, Drama

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Underdog, 1980s, House, Witty, Los Angeles, Tense, Love, Mother, Growing up, School, Melodramatic


Nominated Make-Up Artist
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1985)
Winner Makeup