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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Dennis Burkley (Dozer) appeared on Designing Women (1986) season five, episode fourteen, "High Noon in a Laundry Room", where he played a bad guy named "Billy Boy Swine", who bullied Anthony in their building's laundry room. Dennis wore the same vest with the same "TURKS" motorcycle logo as in this movie. See more »
It says 1964-1980 on his tombstone in realility its 1961-1978. See more »
You're really not gonna give us that life expectancy shit are you? I mean, for years, I have listened to you guys bullshit. First you said that he was retarded. And then you said he was gonna be blind and deaf. And then you said that he'd never be able to do anything that regular kids can do. You know, if I had dug his grave for everytime one of you geniuses told me he was gonna die, I'd be eating fucking chop suey in China by now.
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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 »