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Price of Glory (2000)

PG-13 | | Drama, Sport | 31 March 2000 (USA)
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An ex-boxer, living with the knowledge that his fight career was cut short by a crooked manager, channels his bitter disappointment in a single-minded quest for boxing championships for his... See full summary »

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An ex-boxer, living with the knowledge that his fight career was cut short by a crooked manager, channels his bitter disappointment in a single-minded quest for boxing championships for his three sons. We see them in pee-wee Silver Glove matches with dad constantly pushing them. Ten years later, they're young men, with dad as both father and manager. A professional promoter, Nick Everson, wants to sign the boys, but dad rejects those offers. Then, in expressions of their varied relationships with their father, each son makes his own decisions. Can dad ever step aside, and can the family hold together? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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For every dream there is a sacrifice. See more »

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Drama | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for violence, language and brief drug content | See all certifications »
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31 March 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Le prix de la gloire  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,611,833 (USA) (31 March 2000)

Gross:

$3,434,515 (USA) (23 June 2000)
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A sub-par telling of a good story
23 November 2000 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Price of Glory" is a journeyman drama at best. At issue is the whether the desire of a washed up Latino boxer/patriarch to see his three sons become champion fighters is for his own vicarious realization of a lost dream or to ensure his sons have a financially secure future. In spite of a good story and earnest performances, this film is outwardly a very ordinary production lacking the class and intelligence of "Resurrection Blvd" and the verve and passion of "Rocky".


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