Rowdy and defiant hot shot rebel Dude Delaney yearns to escape from his repressive small town existence. His fiery girlfriend Donna and oddball nonconformist pal Nixer offer some relief, but Dude finds himself in deep trouble when he runs afoul of both brutal crooked sheriff Sarge and a gang of thugs led by Sarge's antagonistic son Teddy. Written by
Did You Know?
The introduction from The Shadow radio program "Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows!" is heard just after Sarge gives Teddy the gun. See more
When Dude uses his hair to make a grease slick on the rollerskating rink, his hair actually wipes up part of what he's supposed to be leaving behind. This is because the scene was shot with David Arquette
running his head over an already present grease puddle. See more
[speaking to Rookie after they have just pulled Dude over
You gotta be careful with these punks today. They're all packin' switchblades.
You carryin' a switchblade today, punk, huh? You packin' heat?
Why don't you check up on your own son?
After the credits is an end to the movie theater scene show earlier. The stranger (played by Kevin McCarthy
), who was glimpsed briefly the first time, has a bit of dialog with Nixer. See more
References Teenage Cave Man
Written by Link Wray
F.L. Wray, Sr.
Published by Vernon Wray Music (BMI)
Performed by Link Wray
Courtesy of Vernon Wray Music See more