P.K. and the Kid (1987)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Coming-of-Age, Road Movie, Sports Drama  |   Release Date - Jan 23, 1987 (USA)  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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Paul Le Mat and Molly Ringwald star in this limp-wristed drama about an arm-wrestling contest. P.K. (Ringwald) runs away from home after her mother's boyfriend Lester (Alex Rocco) continues his unwanted advances. She hitches a ride with The Kid (Paul Le Mat), who is on his way to an annual arm-wrestling championship in California.

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abuse, assault, champion, competition, factory-worker, friendship, molestation, on-the-road, on-the-run, runaway [from home], teenagers