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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rita Ortega
Johnny Ortega (as Ernesto Hernandez)
Nick Everson
Davey Lane
Hector Salmon
Mariella Cruz
Ulysses Cuadra ...
Mario Esquivel ...
Gilbert Leal ...
Muni Zano ...
Jack Rader ...


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 <>

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For every dream there is a sacrifice. See more »


Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence, language and brief drug content | See all certifications »




Release Date:

31 March 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Le prix de la gloire  »

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Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


ESP 164,004 (Spain) (29 June 2001)

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Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »


Necesito el Dinero
Written by Rick Garcia and Rene Reyes
Performed by Act of Faith
Courtesy of Fastkat Records
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Price of Glory is a good film about a father who passed his boxing skills to his sons.
27 May 2001 | by (Los Banos,California) – See all my reviews

Price of Glory is a Movie that you wouldn't mind watching over again and again.I really like the movie because of the Actors especially Ernesto Hernandez who plays Johnny Ortega.I really recommend this movie to everyone. If you are looking for a good boxing movie or just a good movie you should watch this.

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