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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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Credited cast:
Marty Goldberg
Tommy Riley
Diane Tayler ...
Diane Stone (as Diane M. Tayler)
Bob Silver
Leroy Kane
Freddie Holt
Mosley (as Michael Bent)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Adam Harlan ...
Bob Silver's Executive
Referee Boxer
Adrian Vatsky ...
Alex (as Boris Gorovatsky)
Adam Visco ...


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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Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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


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Release Date:

2006 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

A boxedző  »

Box Office


$200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Technical Specs


Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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[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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