Against the Ropes


Based on a true story, about an overachieving secretary to a boxing promoter, who finds a young black man, and turns him into a champion. Reviews were mixed, depending I suppose on what the viewer saw in the movie — is it about feminism or just another ''Rocky''.


110 minutes.
No persons under 10 (Language, Violence) .
Drama

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I'm the man!

Credits

Cast
Meg Ryan, Omar Epps, Charles Dutton, Tony Shalhoub
Director
Charles Dutton
ScreenplayCheryl Edwards
MusicMichael Kamen
CinematographyJack N. Green
Sound formatsDolby Digital, DTS
SoundtrackNot available
Made in2004
Produced byCort/Madden Productions, Moviemakers Productions, Paramount Pictures

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus
Gary van Dyk
5
The Star
Tanya Farber
10
Daily News
Debashine Thangevelo
10
Die Burger
William Pretorius
10
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
5
eye Weekly
Joel McConvey
3
Box Office
Christine James
8
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
13
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
15

What the People say

Internet
173 Netizens
10

Average .. 45%

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