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The Fighter (1983)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  19 February 1983 (USA)
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Vietnam war veteran Merle is working as concierge. His small salary and the one of his wife Rindy are just enough to survive. Thus when Merle hears that there will be an amateur boxing ... See full summary »

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Merle Banks
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Rindy Banks
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Henry Banks
Steve Inwood ...
Toby
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Monty
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Willie
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Theresa
Roxanne Reese ...
Caren
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Charlie
Craig Ashley ...
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Leigh Ann Burgess
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Mrs. MacCauley
Peggy Kay-Fury ...
Nurse (as Peggy Kaye Fury)
Laurie Hendricks
Tony Lucas
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Vietnam war veteran Merle is working as concierge. His small salary and the one of his wife Rindy are just enough to survive. Thus when Merle hears that there will be an amateur boxing fight he decides to participate... Written by Volker Boehm

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