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The Toughest Man in the World (1984)

Mr. T's first starring made-for-TV movie role has him playing a tough and scowling, but softhearted, nightclub bouncer who finds himself involved with a bunch of kids after being conned into taking over a youth center.

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Dick
John P. Navin Jr. ...
Billy
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Esther
Lynne Moody ...
Leslie
Joe Greco ...
Matty
Tom Milanovich ...
Tanker
Wally Engelhardt ...
Charlie
Jimmie F. Skaggs ...
Fox (as Jimmie Skaggs)
Frank Rice ...
Grass
Tina DeLeone ...
Sally
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Ernie
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Gus
Diane Dorsey ...
Billy's Mother
JoBe Cerny ...
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Mr. T's first starring made-for-TV movie role has him playing a tough and scowling, but softhearted, nightclub bouncer who finds himself involved with a bunch of kids after being conned into taking over a youth center.

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It's Harder to Win When you Play by the Rules! See more »

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Der stärkste Mann der Welt  »

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The Toughest Man in the World
Written by Laythan Armor, Patrick Henderson and Kip Saginor
Performed by Mr. T
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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Moralistic 80's Drama
9 June 2002 | by (England) – See all my reviews

In most of his films and TV shows Mr T-to his credit-has always been a good role model to youngsters. He has mostly played moralistic characters who try to encourage people to develop qualities such as loyalty, friendship, thoughtfulness and humility. The Toughest Man in the World is one of those films.

Throughout the movie Mr T as Bruise Brubaker shows a young kid the error of his ways and how to do the right thing. Of course, there's plenty of action throughout. The young kid strays from the path of good on quite a few occasions but Bruise Brubaker never gives up and is always there to pick up the pieces.

It's a shame they don't make movies like this any more. This is a movie that conveys a moralistic message but at the same time provides plenty of action and entertainment.

Well done Mr. T.


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