Tuff Turf

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Tuff Turf ★★ 1985 (R)

The new kid in town must adjust to a different social lifestyle and a new set of rules when his family is forced to move to a lowclass section of Los Angeles. He makes enemies immediately when he courts the girlfriend of one of the local toughs. Fastpaced with a bright young cast. Music by Jim Carroll, Lene Lovich, and Southside Johnny. 113m/C VHS, DVD . James Spader, Kim Richards, Paul Mones, Matt Clark, Olivia Barash, Robert Downey Jr., Catya (Cat) Sassoon, Claudette Nevins; D: Fritz Kiersch; W: Jette Rinck; C: Willy Kurant; M: Jonathan Elias.