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The Fighter (1952)

 -  Drama  -  23 May 1952 (USA)
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In Mexico, a young boxer uses his winnings to buy guns to avenge his family's murder.

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Felipe Rivera
Vanessa Brown ...
Kathy
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Durango
Frank Silvera ...
Paulino
Roberta Haynes ...
Nevis
Hugh Sanders ...
Roberts
Claire Carleton ...
Stella
Martin Garralaga ...
Luis Rivera
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Maria
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. ...
Alvarado
Margarita Padilla ...
Elba
Paul Fierro ...
Jose
Rico Alaniz ...
Carlos
Paul Marion ...
Rivas
Robert Wells ...
Tex
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In Mexico, a young boxer uses his winnings to buy guns to avenge his family's murder.

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Antartes tou Mexikou  »

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Finest Boxing Film made in the US
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At the time this film was released in 1952 I was a sophomore intercollegiate boxer (135 lbs, 6'2"). I saw the film twice in 1952. I had seen other boxing films but none as realistic as boxing by Richard Conte. He was an incredibly talented and under rated actor. In you love boxing see this film! Conte looks like and moves like a boxer. Considering Conte was 42 years old at the time this film was made he appears in remarkable physical condition. Not only is the boxing itself "real" but the ostensible purpose of the boxing matches make sense. Conte's people need guns and he boxes to get money for those guns. It is difficult to remember scenes of a film I saw 56 years ago. I do remember that Conte during the course of boxing matches appeared to be exhausted just would a real boxer after a match. Of course the weight class I boxed, and especially intercollegiate boxing, is never designed to injure/harm anyone. Real boxing is designed to injure/damage the opponent.


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