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Homeboy (1988)

R
116 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

A simple self-destructive drifter and tough small-time boxer with a brain injury that could kill him meets and falls for a cute beach carnival owner, Ruby, but also befriends a sleazy friendly criminal, Wesley, who's planing a big score.
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Mickey Rourke (as Eddie Cook)
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Updated Aug 24, 1988

Release date
Sep 15, 1988 (United States)

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57 cast members
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Mickey Rourke
Johnny Walker Johnny Walker   See fewer
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Christopher Walken
Wesley Pendergass Wesley Pendergass   See fewer
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Kevin Conway
Grazziano Grazziano   See fewer
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Jon Polito
Moe Fingers Moe Fingers   See fewer
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David Albert Taylor
Cannonball (as David Taylor) Cannonball (as David Taylor)   See fewer
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Joseph Ragno
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Matthew Lewis
Cotten Cotten   See fewer
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Willy DeVille
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Rubén Blades
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Sam Gray
Barber Barber   See fewer
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Dondre Whitfield
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Theo Caesar
Street Tough (as Teddy Abner) Street Tough (as Teddy Abner)   See fewer
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Anthony Means
Street Tough Street Tough   See fewer
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Jimmy Dupree
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Michael Buffer
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Morty Storm
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Gianna Palminteri
Phyllis (as Gianna Rains) Phyllis (as Gianna Rains)   See fewer
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Jeanne Daly
Melanie Melanie   See fewer
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Jonathan Freeman
Hotel Room Man Hotel Room Man   See fewer
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Liz Trepel
Hotel Room Woman Hotel Room Woman   See fewer
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Gloria Irizarry
Hotel Maid Hotel Maid   See fewer
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Jack Lotz
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Jimmy Archer
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Al Braverman
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Stu Black
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Sheila Gray
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Sol Frieder
Hassidic Diamond Cutter Hassidic Diamond Cutter   See fewer
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Lenny Mancini
Cornerman Cornerman   See fewer
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Charles Prior
Cornerman Cornerman   See fewer
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José Morales
Cuban Boxer Cuban Boxer   See fewer
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Cordelia González
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Gavin J. O'Connor
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Nick Ballo
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Stephen Baldwin
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Lydia Hannibal
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Patience Moore
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Julie Janney
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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Iran Barkley
Roscoe Roscoe   See fewer
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Carmen Grazziano
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Van Holmes
Fighter Fighter   See fewer
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Thomas Patti
Franzelli Franzelli   See fewer
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Angel Sindo
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Buster Drayton
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James Walsh
Fighter Fighter   See fewer
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Guido Innacelli
Fat Heckler Fat Heckler   See fewer
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Lenny La Paglia
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Michael Sessa
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Martin Jaksa
Biker (uncredited) Biker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Boxing Fan (uncredited) Boxing Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 1,968 votes