Youngblood
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Rob Lowe stars as the title character, a young hockey prodigy with a gift for scoring, but no such penchant for pugilism -- when the gloves drop, so does he. Despite his fragility, Coach Chadwick (Ed Lauter) takes him on the roster for his stick-handling ability alone. However, he ends up being sent home after being singled out by a particularly nasty goon, Racki (George Finn), who pummels the "pretty boy" in brutal fashion. Disheartened, Youngblood heads back to the rural Canadian farm he calls home, where his father (Eric Nesterenko, a former player for the Chicago Blackhawks) and… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 29%

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"Youngblood runs out of gas halfway through the first period."
‑ Desmond Ryan, Philadelphia Inquirer
"So gay that it's almost possible to see the film as a comment that the real audience for movies like this are pre-sexual little boys and homosexual big boys."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
"Its advocacy of violence as the only way to victory is nothing to cheer about."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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