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The Kid (1997)





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Rod Steiger stars in this story about Jimmy, a young man who has both talent and enthusiasm for boxing, and an elderly trainer and former fighter who sees in Jimmy the makings of a champion. However, Jimmy's parents don't approve of his ambitions as a pugilist, and he finds himself leading a double life in order to follow his own dreams without betraying his family.

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Rod Steiger
as Harry Sloan
Jeff Saumier
as Jimmy Albright
Mark Camacho
as Dan Albright
Jane Wheeler
as Doreen Albright
Jason Tremblay
as Ryan Albright
Victor Knight
as Father Antoine
Deano Clavet
as Santino
Babs Gadbois
as Mrs. Barker
Miriam Samuels
as Counterperson
Jason Cavalier
as Young Harry
Marc Denis
as Ring Announcer
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Loving coach helps teen box his way out of family conflict.

January 7, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

It's Girlfight without the girl. Or it's The Karate Kid without the karate.

May 24, 2002 | Rating: 2/5

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