Inside Moves (1980)

 Inside Moves (1980)

Release Date: 19 December 1980 (USA)

 

Director: Richard Donner

Writers: Todd Walton, Valerie Curtin, Barry Levinson 

 

Running time: 113 minutes

 

 

Cast

John Savage - Roary
David Morse - Jerry Maxwell

Diana Scarwid - Louise (Nominated – Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress)
Amy Wright - Anne
Tony Burton - Lucius
Bill Henderson - Blue Lewis
Steve Kahan - Burt
Jack O'Leary - Max
Bert Remsen - Stinky
Harold Russell - Wings
Pepe Serna - Herrada
Harold Sylvester - Alvin Martin
Arnold Williams - Benny
George Brenlin - Gil
Gerri Dean - Hooker
William Frankfather - Fryer

 

 

Storyline

After a failed suicide attempt leaves him partially crippled, Rory begins spending a lot of time at a neighborhood bar full of interesting misfits. When Jerry the bartender suddenly finds himself playing basketball for the Golden State Warriors, Rory and the rest of the bar regulars hope his success will provide a lift to their sagging spirits. Will Jerry forget his friends? What about his junkie hooker girlfriend and her pimp?