Like most Gen Xers, I have a serious soft spot in my heart for '80s coming-of-age films, particularly if they involve committed ne'er-do-wells, muscle cars

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Music in Movies on Mondays: Jim Carroll in Tuff Turf

Like most Gen Xers, I have a serious soft spot in my heart for '80s coming-of-age films, particularly if they involve committed ne'er-do-wells, muscle cars or bizarre cameos. 1985's cult hit Tuff Turf offers all three, culminating nicely with a warehouse party where Jim Carroll performs "It's Too Late" (with Robert Downey Jr. on drum duty, no less):

 
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