In gritty Asbury Park, N.J., smooth hustler Wesley Pendergrass (Christopher Walken) tempts struggling boxer Johnny Walker (Mickey Rourke) to help with a jewelry heist, but Johnny is too busy wooing Ruby (Debra Feuer), the pretty owner of a down-and-out local arcade. Foreshadowing his stunning Oscar-nominated comeback in The Wrestler 20 years later, Rourke thrills in this earnest underdog drama directed by Michael Seresin.
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- Michael Seresin
RFor strong language.
English, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it