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Fighting Tommy Riley (2004)

R | | Drama, Sport | 2006 (Italy)
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An aging trainer and a young fighter, both in need of a second chance, team-up to overcome the demons of their past...and chase the dreams of their future.

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Marty Goldberg
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Tommy Riley
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Stephanie
Diane Tayler ...
Diane Stone (as Diane M. Tayler)
Paul Raci ...
Bob Silver
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Leroy Kane
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Freddie Holt
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Mosley (as Michael Bent)
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Referee Boxer
Adrian Vatsky ...
Alex (as Boris Gorovatsky)
Adam Visco ...
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Laurie
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Storyline

Trainer Marty Goldberg has been stuck working on the fringes of the professional circuit far too long. Searching for a way out, he discovers Tommy, a young man with raw talent to burn. Outside the ring however, Tommy displays a self-destructive streak that could end his career before it begins. Marty works with Tommy to tame that streak. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,199 (USA) (6 May 2005)

Gross:

$5,199 (USA) (6 May 2005)
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Quotes

[last lines]
Stephanie: Tommy! Tommy!
Tommy Riley: Gotta go.
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Referenced in T.K.O. (2007) See more »

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20 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

To be honest, I came in at the middle of this film. but the part I didn't come into was pretty good.

I really have to see the entire film to really give an honest opinion.

There are so many different reviews on this site - it's just crazy.

Tommy seemed to me to be jealous of the old man working with other boxers, so I don't know.

I really need to see the beginning of this film to truly understand the core of their relationship.

I did, however, feel that Tommy did love this man who was his trainer, but in today's world - of course - this type of love is taboo, which is really stupid.


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