Rusty Dennis is the mother of Rocky, a seriously deformed, but extremely intelligent and emotionally warm teenager. Rusty is a no-nonsense mother whose wild lifestyle is often at odds with her tenderness and protectiveness towards Rocky. She is determined that Rocky be given the same chances and happiness that everyone else takes for granted.Written by
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Not only was the real Rocky Dennis not buried (his body was donated to science), the dates of birth and death shown on the gravestone in the movie are incorrect. See more »
When recounting the beginning of the Trojan War to his class, Rocky mentions the Trojan horse. The teacher doesn't correct him, even though the Greek story states that the Trojan horse ended the war many years after it begin. See more »
[after an unpleasant visit with the grandparents, Rusty is about to take a lot of drugs]
[gets a beer from fridge]
If you're gonna get wasted on that crap, I'm not gonna hang around here and babysit you.
You must be confusing me with someone who gives a shit.
I must be.
[looks at drugs, Gar and shakes her head]
You know, this is not going to work. I'm doing things to please you and I'm just gonna end up hating you.
Oh come on, Baby. You and your old man have been going through this shit ...
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The Director's Cut print runs around 7 minutes longer and includes a scene where Rocky & Rusty sing around a bonfire, and the funeral of cyclist Red (his motorbike is buried beside him). It also replaces the songs with those of . See more »