Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.
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Richard Corliss If Rumble Fish fails as a traditional movie about real people, it is beguiling as an exercise in hallucinatory style.
Variety Staff Overwrought and overthought.
Dave Kehr The action is clotted and murky, and Coppola obviously hasn't bothered to clarify it for the members of his cast, who wander through the film with expressions of winsome, honest befuddlement.