• The Outsiders was a cult classic from 1983
  • The film launched the careers of many big-name actors
  • The Outsiders was based on an award-winning novel

The main cast of the film included some actors who would go on to become major heavyweights in Hollywood. It includes names like Patrick Swayze, Tom Cruise, Rob Lowe, Ralph Macchio, Matt Dillon, Emilio Estevez, and C. Thomas Howell. We'll tell you what happened to the star-studded cast here.

The Outsiders brought many future superstars to the big screen

Let's start with Ralph Macchio. His acting career really got going after The Outsiders. In the following years, he played the leading role of "Daniel LaRusso" in The Karate Kid films, which made him a real teen crush and are true superstar even to this day.

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Macchio continues to enjoy great success in Hollywood. Ever since 2018, there has been a series sequel to the martial arts franchise called Cobra Kai, in which Ralph features once again as “Daniel”, much to the delight of many nostalgic 80s fans

Watch the video above to learn more!