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Heart of a Champion: The Ray Mancini Story (1985)

This is the story of boxer Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini.

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Lenny Mancini
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Ellen Mancini
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Grif
Ray Buktenica ...
Dave Wolf
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Father O'Neill
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Frank Jacobs
Curtis Conaway ...
Lenny Jr.
Luisa Leschin ...
Ellen Jr.
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Ray Arcel
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Eddie Sullivan
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Ray - age 10
Judith Penrod ...
Business Lady
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Freddy
Marty Denkin ...
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This is the story of boxer Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini.

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Biography | Drama | Sport

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1 May 1985 (USA)  »

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Cuore di campione  »

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A great tv movie
6 April 2004 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

I saw this back in 1985 when I was about 7 years old. A terrific movie. Even though it was a made for tv movie and couldn't compare to Rocky or Raging Bull, it stood on its own two feet. I enjoyed how the movie was about a Boxer but not so much about boxing. The relationship between Ray and his older brother made the movie more real. An inspiration to any Italian kid who wants to be a boxer, The Boom Boom Mancini story is a forgotten movie that shouldn't be. Maybe with some bonus feature and an interview with Ray Mancini, this movie could make its way to DVD someday. Keep your fingers crossed


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