Tough Enough (film)

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This article is about the 1983 film. For the German film, see Tough Enough (2006 film).
Tough Enough
Directed by Richard Fleischer
Written by John Leone
Music by Michael Lloyd
Steve Wax
Cinematography James A. Contner
Edited by Dann Cahn
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release dates
  • May 20, 1983 (1983-05-20)
Running time
106 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Tough Enough is a 1983 film directed by Richard Fleischer, starring Dennis Quaid, Pam Grier, Warren Oates and Stan Shaw.

This was the final film role for Warren Oates. Filmed in late 1981, it was released over one year after his death.

Plot synopsis[edit]

A down-on-his-luck country & western singer from Fort Worth enters a "toughman" competition to help pay his family's bills. Surprisingly, he does well against the other fighters and wins enough matches to qualify for a national championship. An unexpected break forces him to choose between his passion for his music career and his new-found success.


Film Rating[edit]

The film is rated PG in New Zealand.

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