The Calcium Kid (2004) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Calcium Kid (2004)

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This occasionally humorous mockumentary focuses on the rags-to-riches story of an amateur boxer (Orlando Bloom) who suddenly ends up in a championship fight. Omid Djalili. Alex De Rakoff directed.

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Cast

Orlando Bloom
as Jimmy Connelly
Omid Djalili
as Herbie Bush
Michael Lerner
as Artie Cohen
Michael Peña
as Jose Mendez
Tamer Hassan
as Pete Wright
Rafe Spall
as Stan Parlour
Frank Harper
as Clive Connelly
Ronni Ancona
as Pat Connelly
David Kelly
as Paddy O'Flanaghan
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Critic Reviews for The Calcium Kid

All Critics (5)

It never lives up to the promise, due to a lack of directorial focus that lets everything slip out of control. But it's pretty good fun while it lasts.

April 9, 2005 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

Bloom gives a performance that's as bland as a pint of semi-skimmed.

April 28, 2004 | Full Review…

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