Knockout (1941)

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In this boxing drama, champion fighter Johnny Rocket decides to leave the ring to please his new bride. Unfortunately, his greedy manager, unwilling to get off the gravy train engineers things so that the fighter cannot find work and must return to the squared circle to make a living. His ploy works, and the fighter resumes his career. He also begins falling in love with a sexy female sports writer. This causes his marriage to disintegrate. The avaricious manager decides to make a lot of money fast and so sets his fighter up to take a dive and betting against him. The doped up fighter loses the fight. He also loses the sportswriter. Fortunately his true love is around to pick him up and help him start anew.
Rating:
PG-13 (for prizefight violence, language and brief drug content)
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Drama
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Studio:
Independent Artists

Cast

Paul Winfield
as Ron Regent
Anthony Quinn
as Mr. Harry Trego
Tony Plana
as Chuck
Lorenzo Doumani
as Ring Announcer
Maria Conchita Alonso
as Carmen Alvarado
John Ridgely
as Pat Martin
Cornel Wilde
as Tom Rossi
Arthur Kennedy
as Johnny Rocket, aka Kid Williams
Creighton Hale
as Reporter
Virginia Field
as Gloria Van Ness
Jim Jenkins
as Sports Commentator
Tony Burton
as Hawkins
Frank Faylen
as Fighter
Pat O'Malley
as Announcer
John Kellogg
as Murphy
William McNamara
as Michael DeMarco
Olympe Bradna
as Angela Grinnelli
Cliff Edwards
as Sleepy
David Clarke
as Peters
Vera Lewis
as Mrs. Turner
Steve Stevens Jr.
as Farmer's Corner
Edwin Stanley
as Doctor
Lee Phelps
as Announcer
Grace Hayle
as Mrs. Smithers
William Edmunds
as Louis Grinnelli
Frank Wilcox
as Denning
Frank Mayo
as Doctor
Ben Welden
as Pelky
Richard Ainley
as Allison
Gina La Piana
as Sandra Lopez
Sophia Adella Luke
as Isabelle Alvarado
Sophia Adella Hernandez
as Isabelle Alvarado
Al Seymour
as Referee
Paul Phillips
as Fighter
Kid Chissell
as Hawkins
Frank Riggi
as Hanson
Charles Wilson
as Monigan
Erick Vasquez
as Enrique
Jack Merrick
as Fighter
Fredia Gibbs
as Tanya Terminator Tessaro
Erick Vazquez
as Enrique
Ben Lira
as Referee
Joe Grey
as Kent
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Your female boxing movie, and the horse it rode in on.

March 1, 2005

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August 3, 2005
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