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Tough Guys Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas team up one last time in Tough Guys. Harry Doyle (Lancaster) and Archie Lang (Douglas) are two old-time train robbers, who held up a train in 1956 and have been incarcerated for thirty years. After serving their time, they are released from jail and have to adjust to a new life of freedom, now as old men. Harry and Archie realize that they still have the pizzazz when, picking up their prison checks at a bank, they foil a robbery attempt. Archie, who spent his prison time pumping himself up, easily picks up a 20-year-old aerobics instructor named Skye (Darlanne Fluegel). Harry, on the other hand, has to waste away his days in a nursing home. They both have festering resentments --Archie for having to endure a humiliating job as a busboy; Harry for having to endure patronizing attitudes toward senior citizens. The two old pals finally go back to what they know best. After successfully robbing an armored car, they decide to rob the same train that they robbed thirty years ago. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

  • Release date:October 3, 1986

Cast

Kirk Douglas
as Archie Long
Burt Lancaster
as Harry Doyle
Charles Durning
as Deke Yablonski
Dana Carvey
as Richie Evans
Eli Wallach
as Leon B. Little
Alexis Smith
as Belle
Darlanne Fluegel
as Skye
Monty Ash
as Vince
Billy Barty
as Philly
Lyle Alzado
Steven Greenstein
as Bartender at Virgina's Bar
Michael Kelly
as Ambulance Attendant No. 1
Hillel Slovak
as Red Hot Chili Pepper
Corkey Ford
as Gang Leader
Simmy Bow
as Schultz
Nathan Davis
as Jimmy Ellis
Matthew Faison
as Man in Gay Bar
Rick Garcia
as Federale Captain
Graham Jarvis
as Richie's Boss
Steven Memel
as Derek
Jeanne Mori
as Female Officer
Scott Nemes
as Yogurt Boy
Ernie Sabella
as Hotel Clerk
Darryl Shelley
as Gang Member No. 2
Hilary Shepard
as Sandy
Jake Steinfeld
as Himself
Charles Sweigart
as Jarvis
Eleanor Zee
as Restaurant Hostess
Ron Ryan
as Prison Guard
Ruth de Sosa
as Teller No. 1
John Mariano
as Teller No. 2
Larry Mintz
as Bank Robber No. 1
Dick Hancock
as Bank Robber No. 2
John Demy
as Policeman in Park
Grant Aleksander
as Bartender at Mickey's
Kenny Ransom
as Gang Member No. 3
Joe Seely
as Gang Member No. 4
Phil Culotta
as Slam Dancer
Lisa Pescia
as Customer No. 1
Jeff Levine
as Customer No. 2
Seth Kaufman
as Customer No. 3
Michele Marsh
as Newscaster
Todd Hallowell
as Himself
Ellen Albertini Dow
as Old Lady
Scanlon Gail
as Sym's Assistant
Skip Stellrecht
as Reporter No. 1
David Michael O'Neill
as Reporter No. 2
James Deeth
as Helicopter Pilot
Denver Mattson
as Border Patrol Captain
Flea
as Red Hot Chili Pepper
Anthony Kiedis
as Red Hot Chili Pepper
Cliff Martinez
as Red Hot Chili Pepper
Hugo L. Stanger
as Old Man
James Clark
as Brakeman
Harry Hauss
as Helicopter Pilot
Hillel Slovak
as Red Hot Chili Pepper
James Deeth
as Helicopter Pilot
Jake Steinfeld
as Himself
Kenny Ransom
as Gang Member No. 3
John Mariano
as Teller No. 2
John Demy
as Policeman in Park
Jeanne Mori
as Female Officer
Anthony Kiedis
as Red Hot Chili Pepper
Lisa Pescia
as Customer No. 1
Michele Marsh
as Newscaster
Matthew Faison
as Man in Gay Bar
Scanlon Gail
as Sym's Assistant
Scott Nemes
as Yogurt Boy
Phil Culotta
as Slam Dancer
Ron Ryan
as Prison Guard
Hugo L. Stanger
as Old Man
Hilary Shepard
as Sandy
Ruth de Sosa
as Teller No. 1
Nathan Davis
as Jimmy Ellis
David Michael O'Neill
as Reporter No. 2
Ellen Albertini Dow
as Old Lady
Rick Garcia
as Federale Captain
Skip Stellrecht
as Reporter No. 1
Steven Greenstein
as Bartender at Virgina's Bar
Seth Kaufman
as Customer No. 3
Simmy Bow
as Schultz
Todd Hallowell
as Himself
Steven Memel
as Derek
James Clark
as Brakeman
Larry Mintz
as Bank Robber No. 1
Jeff Levine
as Customer No. 2
Joe Seely
as Gang Member No. 4
Cliff Martinez
as Red Hot Chili Pepper
Corkey Ford
as Gang Leader
Charles Sweigart
as Jarvis
Michael Kelly
as Ambulance Attendant No. 1
Flea
as Red Hot Chili Pepper
Ernie Sabella
as Hotel Clerk
Grant Aleksander
as Bartender at Mickey's
Graham Jarvis
as Richie's Boss
Denver Mattson
as Border Patrol Captain
Darryl Shelley
as Gang Member No. 2
Dick Hancock
as Bank Robber No. 2
Eleanor Zee
as Restaurant Hostess

Crew

Jeff Kanew
Director
Joe Wizan
Producer
James Orr
Screenwriter
King Baggot
Cinematographer
Jack Wargo
Songwriter
James Newton Howard
Composer (Music Score)
Kaja Fehr
Editor
Todd Hallowell
Production Designer
Richard Hashimoto
Co-producer
Jana Sue Memel
Co-producer
Jeff Haley
Set Designer
Erica Phillips
Costume Designer
Charles Gaspar
Special Effects
Joe Day
Special Effects
Stan Parks
Special Effects
Conrad Palmisano
Stunts
Kenny Rogers
Musical Performer
Bob Boykin
Musical Performer
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