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Tough Guys (1986)

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. 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. 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.

The movie Tough Guys, released in 1986, features 14 songs from artists like The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Janet Jackson, Kenny Rogers and Bing Crosby. What is your favorite song from Tough Guys?


Songs from Tough Guys

Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home
The Fabulous Thunderbirds
Janet Jackson
They Don't Make Them Like They Used To
Kenny Rogers
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Bing Crosby
Set It Straight
The American Girls
So Hip It Hurts
Rags to Riches
Michael Stanton
Work That Body
Phyllis St. James
String of Pearls
Let's Have Some Fun

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