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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Songs by Bob Seger were substituted in place of those by Bruce Springsteen shortly before the film's release after a failure to reach an agreement with Bruce Springsteen. See more »
The camp Rocky goes to is a summer camp yet they celebrate New Year's while at the camp, A sign at the New Year's party states that it is "New Year's Eve in July'". See more »
Mom. Do I look like a freak to you?
You know, your always been big on telling me when my face doesn't matter, but, it does. Doesn't it? You think that I can't even get a girl to like me unless you pay for her.
That's not true.
Bullshit yourself. You know lots of young guys got problems getting girls. Well, what if I was your dad and I did the same thing?
I'd hate that too!
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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 Bob Seger songs with those of Bruce Springsteen. See more »