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Rumble Fish (1983)

R
94 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.
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Writers
S.E. Hinton (novel "Rumble Fish") (screenplay) | Francis Ford Coppola (screenplay)
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Budget
$10,000,000
Opening weekend
$18,985
Gross (US & Canada)
$2,494,480
Gross (World)
$2,494,480
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Release date
Oct 21, 1983 (United States)

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Matt Dillon
Rusty James Rusty James   See fewer
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Mickey Rourke
The Motorcycle Boy The Motorcycle Boy   See fewer
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Diane Lane
Patty Patty   See fewer
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Dennis Hopper
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Diana Scarwid
Cassandra Cassandra   See fewer
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Nicolas Cage
Smokey Smokey   See fewer
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Chris Penn
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Laurence Fishburne
Midget (as Larry Fishburne) Midget (as Larry Fishburne)   See fewer
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William Smith
Patterson the Cop Patterson the Cop   See fewer
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Michael Higgins
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Glenn Withrow
Biff Wilcox Biff Wilcox   See fewer
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Herb Rice
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Maybelle Wallace
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Nona Manning
Patty's Mom Patty's Mom   See fewer
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Sofia Coppola
Patty's Sister (as Domino) Patty's Sister (as Domino)   See fewer
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Gian-Carlo Coppola
Cousin James (as Gio) Cousin James (as Gio)   See fewer
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S.E. Hinton
Hooker on Strip Hooker on Strip   See fewer
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Emmett Brown
Mr. Dobson Mr. Dobson   See fewer
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Tracey Walter
Alley Mugger Alley Mugger   See fewer
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Lance Guecia
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Bob Maras
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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J.T. Turner
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Keeva Clayton
Lake Girl Lake Girl   See fewer
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Kirsten Hayden
Lake Girl Lake Girl   See fewer
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Karen Parker
Lake Girl Lake Girl   See fewer
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Sussannah Darcy
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Shannon Sukovaty
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7.2 / 10 | 29,401 votes