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Johnny Kovak joins the Teamsters trade-union in a local chapter in the 1930s and works his way up in the organization. As he climbs higher and higher his methods become more ruthless and ... See full summary »

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Senator Madison
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Max Graham
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Anna Zarinkas
David Huffman ...
Abe Belkin
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Vince Doyle
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Babe Milano
Cassie Yates ...
Molly
Peter Donat ...
Arthur St. Clair
John Lehne ...
Mr. Gant
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Win Talbot
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Mike Monahan
Tony Mockus Jr. ...
Tom Higgins (as Tony Mockus)
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Bernie Marr
Elena Karam ...
Mrs. Zerinkas
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Johnny Kovak joins the Teamsters trade-union in a local chapter in the 1930s and works his way up in the organization. As he climbs higher and higher his methods become more ruthless and finally senator Madison starts a campaign to find the truth about the alleged connections with the Mob. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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A story about a man, the woman he loved, and the men he fought for. See more »

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Drama

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17 August 1978 (West Germany)  »

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F.I.S.T.  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The Cleveland scenes were filmed in Dubuque, Iowa, partly because the homes and buildings still had rooftop TV antennas as cable TV was not yet available in the city and it fit the period of the film. See more »

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Rockin' Robin
Written by Leon René (as Jimmie Thomas)
Performed by Bobby Day
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One of Stallone's best
28 October 2001 | by (Winnipeg) – See all my reviews

This film is done on a very low budget, and its a great film. Some times, low budget film compensate with good acting. The script, probably has some real life experiences in it, with a few of the scenes, especialy with the apple boxes, and the double cross part in the film. After watching this film, I thought this film is great, and I am happy I spent my time watching a true gem.


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