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Somebody Up There Likes Me

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MPAA Rating: NR
Genre: Biography
Director: Robert Wise

The abuse Rocky Barbella endures at the hand of his father and subsequent run-ins with the law lead him in and out of detention centers and prisons. When it seems he has it together, Rocky is drafted but, refusing to adhere to Army rules, goes AWOL. He takes up boxing to earn quick money, but when he discovers he has a natural talent in the ring, he builds the confidence to pursue his love interest, Norma, and fulfill his potential as a fighter.

Cast :

  • Paul Newman
  • Rocky
  • Pier Angeli
  • Norma
  • Everett Sloane
  • Irving Cohen
  • Eileen Heckart
  • Ma Barbella
  • Sal Mineo
  • Romolo
  • Harold J. Stone
  • Nick Barbella
  • Joseph Buloff
  • Benny
  • Sammy White
  • Whitey Bimstein
  • Arch Johnson
  • Heldon
  • Robert Lieb
  • District Attorney Hogan
  • Theodore Newton
  • Athletic Commissioner Edward Eagan
  • Steve McQueen
  • Fidel
  • Robert Easton
  • Cpl. Quinbury
  • Ray Walker
  • Zale Ring Announcer
  • Robert Loggia
  • Frankie Peppo
  • Matt Crowley
  • Lou Stillman
  • Judson Pratt
  • Johnny Hyland
  • Donna Jo Gribble
  • Yolanda Barbella
  • James Todd
  • Colonel at Court Martial
  • John Eldredge
  • Reformatory Warden George Niles
  • Clancy Cooper
  • Capt. Lancheck
  • Dean Jones
  • Private in Rocky's Tent at Army Base
  • Angela Cartwright
  • Audrey
  • David Leonard
  • Mr. Mueller
Producers :
Charles Schnee
Writers :

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