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Tough Enough (1983)

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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25 March 1983 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Unusually, director Richard Fleischer was billed as "Richard O. Fleischer", the first time since his earlier career. See more »

Goofs

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

Heckler in Torreyson's: Boys, we ain't gon' get them titties back till this bum get's off.
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Referenced in Fight Valley (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't They Know Who I'm Gonna Be?
Music & Lyrics by Michael Lloyd, Johnny Cymbal and Bill Holmes
Sung by Dennis Quaid
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old country western brawling
22 April 2003 | by (east orange, new jersey) – See all my reviews

This is a good buddy-flick with Stan Shaw and Dennis Quaid. It kind of reminds me of Rocky III. The movie seems meaningless but it has some hilarious moments. Check out Pam Grier who plays Stan Shaw's wife. She's hot!


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