A TV adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel. George and Lenny travel through the Depression-era west working at odd jobs, hoping to make enough money to buy their own farm. George must always... See full summary »
1956. Obsessed with the hottest girl in class, a gawky high school student takes a crash course in teenage coolness from his motorcycle rebel neighbour, under the watchful eye of the eternal symbol of teenage rebellion: James Dean.
Catherine Mary Stewart,
I saw this back in 1985 when I was about 7 years old. A terrific movie. Even though it was a made for tv movie and couldn't compare to Rocky or Raging Bull, it stood on its own two feet. I enjoyed how the movie was about a Boxer but not so much about boxing. The relationship between Ray and his older brother made the movie more real. An inspiration to any Italian kid who wants to be a boxer, The Boom Boom Mancini story is a forgotten movie that shouldn't be. Maybe with some bonus feature and an interview with Ray Mancini, this movie could make its way to DVD someday. Keep your fingers crossed
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