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Release Date: June 14th, 2002

DVD Release Date: September 9th, 1998

R|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
Disaffected and restless, Rusty James (Matt Dillon) is spoiling for a fight. Abandoned by his mother and living with his alcoholic father (Dennis Hopper), he hangs out with his girlfriend, Patty (Diane Lane), and his similarly aimless friends Midget (Larry Fishburne), Smokey (Nicolas Cage) and B.J. Jackson (Christopher Penn). When his brother, the Motorcycle Boy (Mickey Rourke), returns to town, Rusty hopes to gain guidance and wisdom from someone most people think is crazy.

Cast: Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Dennis Hopper, Diana Scarwid, Vincent Spano, Nicolas Cage, Chris Penn

Director: Francis Coppola

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Zoetrope Studios

Keywords: Police officer, 1980s, Family, Transformation, Friend, Emotional, Brother, Growing up, Small town, Bar, Girlfriend, Father, Gritty

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Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture