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Tough Enough (1983)

 -  Action | Drama | Romance  -  20 May 1983 (USA)
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An aspiring country/western singer, whose money is disappearing faster than his career opportunities, enters a "Tough Man" amateur boxing contest to earn some cash to pay his bills. ... See full summary »

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An aspiring country/western singer, whose money is disappearing faster than his career opportunities, enters a "Tough Man" amateur boxing contest to earn some cash to pay his bills. Amazingly enough, he wins it, and is picked to go onto the national finals. He's torn between his first love, music, and the glitz, glamor and money of the "Tough Man" world. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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They are big! They are bad! But are they tough enough to beat the Country Western Warrior? See more »

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Action | Drama | Romance | Sport

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20 May 1983 (USA)  »

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Tough Dreams  »

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Some movie posters for this film upon release declared that this picture was (at least at the time) "the movie that got the highest audience preview ratings in 20th Century-Fox History". See more »

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During the final fight, blood is spattered across the front of Tony Fallon's suit but when shown shortly afterward, the blood has disappeared. See more »

Quotes

Caroline Long: You were boxing. Why?
Art Long: "Why?" For five thousand bucks: that's why. I won.
Caroline Long: You won five thousand dollars?
Art Long: No, no, no, no, no. I GET five thousand bucks if I win tomorrow night. See; preliminaries were tonight, and the finals are tomorrow night.
Caroline Long: So what'd you get tonight?
Art Long: A black eye.
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References Rocky (1976) See more »

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Tough Man Theme
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Performed by Blue Skies Band
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Dennis Quaid made the movie.
27 May 2001 | by (Garden Grove, CA.) – See all my reviews

Dennis Quaid did make the movie. The fight scenes were good, a few a little unbelievable, but overall was enjoyable. The supporting cast was also very good. It was somewhat of a fairy tale script. Keep this in mind when watching it if you haven't seen it yet. The direction lacked some punch, the script a little weak, but I still enjoyed seeing it, again and again.


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