The Kid: Chamaco

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Martin Sheen stars in this boxing drama about a doctor and his son, a former contender, who attempt to put aside their differences long enough to shape a scrappy Mexico City street fighter into a seasoned pugilist who will take the world of boxing by storm.

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Critic Reviews for The Kid: Chamaco

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  • Chamaco (The Kid) is a boxing drama with an unusually high ring IQ.

    Aug 26, 2010 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • We're treated to subplots involving Abner's meth-addicted girlfriend and a romance between his prostitute sister and his trainer, which leads to a scene of such melodramatic absurdity that it negates any remaining shred of narrative credibility.

    Aug 26, 2010 | Full Review…
  • Despite a gratingly clichéd soundtrack and a violent climax that feels wholly unearned, "The Kid" has an awkward earnestness that's very endearing.

    Aug 6, 2010 | Rating: 3/5
  • Chamaco has all the bumps and bruises of a boxing-themed film, but its story is also a tender one about a young man coming of age, and a father and son mending a frayed relationship.

    Sep 1, 2010 | Rating: 3 | Full Review…

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