Undefeated (2003)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Sport  |  26 July 2003 (USA)
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A boxer must navigate a path between his newfound fame and his former life.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Franky (as Juan Carlos Hernandez)
Old man
Mommy (as Guillermo Diaz)
Arthur Mercante ...
Referee / Amazura
Mark Schulte ...
Boxing Announcer
Arnie Rosenthal ...
Boxing Announcer (as Arnie 'Tokyo' Rosenthal)
Randy Gordon ...
Boxing Announcer
Psycho Les ...
The Beatnuts
Juju Gigante ...
The Beatnuts


Lex 'El Animal' Vargas is a promising Portorican boxer in Queens, but lacks ambition to aim for the big career. That changes after his brother Paulie is accidentally shot dead by a teenager in an amateur hold-up on their late dad's shop, which he now closes to turn professional boxer. His star rises fast, but success brings its own problems, as he he lacks experience to handle professionals and resist the abuse they and his ghetto past entourage make of his generous nature. (...) Written by KGF Vissers

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A winner always knows where he is going. A champion never forgets. See more »


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All of the boxing scenes were shot in one day because the budget was too low to rent out Madison Square Garden for more than one day. See more »

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Astonishingly bad
18 March 2004 | by (la) – See all my reviews

This is a stiffly acted, poorly written, cliche ridden, badly directed excuse for a movie to have its writer/director/producer John Leguizamo be in a boxing movie. The dialog was so bad, it's astonishing that even HBO allowed this, despite their love of Leguizamo. There wasn't an original thought in this movie and even the fight scenes were plain boring. I like Leguizamo too, but not in this horrible movie. The only thing he didn't do was have the main character jog through the streets of Phillie. This movie is on the same level as the awful 1970s TV movie starring EriK Estrada called "HoneyBoy."....

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