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Joe and Max (2002)

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True story of boxers Joe Louis and Max Schmeling and their enduring friendship.

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True story of boxers Joe Louis and Max Schmeling and their enduring friendship.

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Biography | Drama | Sport | War

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Rated PG-13 for fight sequences and brief strong language | See all certifications »
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3 March 2002 (USA)  »

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Joe and Max - Rivalen im Ring  »

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I liked the show. I know something about boxing and I far as I know, it was pretty accurate.

One thing though-Max Schmeling was an ex-world heavyweight champion before he fought Joe Lewis and I don't believe that was mentioned in the movie. The part when Max saved the Jewish family from the Nazis was fairly accurate, as was the fact that Max did much better than Joe after their boxing careers ended.


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