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
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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