• The Wanderers (1979)

The Wanderers

Release Date: July 4th, 1979

DVD Release Date: September 3rd, 2002

R |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

The Wanderers are an Italian-American gang vying for respect on the streets of the Bronx in 1963. Between rumbles with rivals such as the Ducky Boys and the Fordham Baldies, the group of toughs learn some difficult lessons about life -- and love. Leader Richie Gennaro (Ken Wahl) finds himself entangled with Despie Galasso (Toni Kalem), the daughter of a mobster, while the artistically inclined Joey (John Friedrich) falls hard for Nina (Karen Allen).

Cast: Ken Wahl, John Friedrich, Karen Allen, Toni Kalem, Alan Rosenberg, Linda Manz, Erland van Lidth, Olympia Dukakis

Director: Philip Kaufman

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Orion Pictures Corporation

Distributors: Roadshow Home Video [au], Warner Bros., Warner Home Vídeo, Orion Pictures

Keywords: Love, Rivalry, 1960s, Touching, Gritty, Growing up