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Streets of Gold (1986)

Alek is an immigrant from the Soviet Union who was a talented boxer in his day, but he was not allowed on the Soviet national team because he was a Jew. Depressed and discouraged, he meets ... See full summary »

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Alek is an immigrant from the Soviet Union who was a talented boxer in his day, but he was not allowed on the Soviet national team because he was a Jew. Depressed and discouraged, he meets two young amateur boxers. As their coach, he trains them for glory. Written by Anonymous

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3 visions. 2 fighters. 1 dream. Their time is now.

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14 November 1986 (USA)  »

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Calles de oro  »

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$1,279,498, 16 November 1986, Wide Release

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$2,520,664
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Sweeping sports saga of olympic boxing hopefulls
16 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

There aren't too many sports-centered stories I've seen that are quite as well done as "Streets of Gold." The character development is well done, and the pace of the story is lively. The acting is good, and the dialogue engaging.

This is a story that I'm guessing most sports-fans will enjoy, but has enough depth to make it appealing to those who usually prefer something with a bit more emotional depth.


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