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Thunderground (1989)

A con-artist meets a tough fighter and sees him as her ticket to a better life. The two make an agreement and head off to New Orleans to arrange a match with "the man" - the mysterious king... See full summary »

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A con-artist meets a tough fighter and sees him as her ticket to a better life. The two make an agreement and head off to New Orleans to arrange a match with "the man" - the mysterious king of bare-knuckled boxing. There are no rules for this fight...one man wins when the other dies. Written by jeffman52001

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Ridiculous
12 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

"Thunderground" is a very silly film. It's about a would-be boxer and a kid who want to fight the ultimate bad guy: "The Man" played by Jesse Ventura. The acting is pretty bad except Ventura who knows he's in a goofy film, and he overacts with glee.

I'm happy when movies like this see the light of day and not disappear off the face of the earth.

"Thunderground" is a mixture of "Rocky", "Over The Top", and "Bloodsport". If you want to see hobos beat each other up and Jesse Ventura fighting in a remote forest, this is the movie for you.

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