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December 18, 2013
A serious incisive drama that pulls no punches in its low-keyed exposure of its pitiable has been hero and the sleazy, harried sidekicks who share his sweat-stained and blood-stained world.
March 26, 2009
It still packs considerable punch as a character study, although its action has slowed to where the plot padding is often obvious.
April 5, 2006
The screenplay is as tight as a right hook from Cassius Clay (who, incidentally, appears here as himself two years before becoming Muhammad Ali) and drives effortlessly toward its somber, heartbreaking conclusion.
January 20, 2003
Apesar das boas atuações de Rooney e Gleason, o filme apela demais para o melodrama e acaba soando de maneira excessivamente artificial - e a caricatural performance de Quinn não colabora muito para evitar isso.
| Original Score: 2/5
December 19, 2002
An all-time classic with Quinn giving one of the finest portrayals of his career. Gleason and Mickey Rooney are great in support.
| Original Score: 5/5
May 18, 2002
A bittersweet drama about a burnt-out boxer who stumbles into the future following the dictates of his heart.
July 17, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
September 2, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 22, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
July 29, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
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