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Rigged -- Michael is a small time con artist who drifts from one town to another, trying to run his next scan while escaping the fallout from the last. Michael's specialty is setting up illegal underground boxing matches where a pair of bare-knuckled fighters square off and Michael runs off with most of the gate money. While on the road, Michael meets Katherine, and when he sees her fight he's convinced his ship has come in. Katherine is a beautiful woman who also had remarkable talent in the ring and can knock out a man nearly twice her size; with Katherine, Michael is convinced he'll never have to fix a fight again, because no one would believe that she could win a fair fight until they've actually seen her in action. Michael persuades Katherine to take him on as her manager, but while victory is sweet for a while, it doesn't take long for his old enemies to catch up with him, and soon Michael and Katherine have to deal with Clark, an underground fight promoter who has a score to settle with Michael.
Rigged -- Trailer for this film about a woman who gets conned into underground fighting


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In the seedy underground of illegal prizefighting, a corrupt boxing promoter is embroiled in a dangerous fight-fixing scheme with his female prizefighter. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Chad Ortis ... Michael Dublin
Rebecca Neuenswander ... Katherine Parker
Will Fowler ... Ryan Carrick
Matt Schroll ... 'Big Ben' McDaniel

Ari Bavel ... Hank the Barkeep
Alicia Cabrera ... Lisa Wong (as Alicia Cabrara)
Shane Lowry ... T-Bone Barber (as Shane Lowery)
Jonathan Laurans ... Prasith Phengvong

Lahcen Anajjar ... Street Race MC (as Lahsen Anajjar)

Kurt Hanover ... Clark Richter
Adrian Barthalomew ... P.K. Jimmy (as Adrian Bartholomew)
Sam Brown ... Prison Guard
Jorge M. Roman ... Carlos Mendoza (as Jorge Roman)
Elizabeth Ahrens ... Nina (Girl with Kat)

Larry Peterson ... Speedy Lenny
Kate Forristall ... Lorna Dublin

Aubree Bowen ... Truck Girl

Allison Poccia ... Lucy
John Wilson ... Cleveland
Stephen Hence ... Leroy Perone

Nathan Darrow ... Hospital Orderly
David Gilmore ... Janitor
Garrett Dutton ... Averyk (Bookie) (as G. Love)
Aaron Champion ... Young Referee

David Alan Graf ... Dockworker (as David Allen Graf)
Issac Lundberg ... Young Boy Parker
Mark Ridgway ... Kenneth Parker
DeeDee Arps ... Kimberly Parker (as Diane Arps)
Darren Maloney ... Sam Fullerton
Kaelin Agar ... Michelle
Jeremy Smith ... Young Righter Fighter

Jeffrey Fellin ... Tomsick
Jeff Woods ... Bar Basement Fighter
Richard A. Buswell ... 8-Ball (as Richard Buswell)
Garrett Seimer ... Henry the Hacksaw
Brad Jones ... Training Boxer / Richter's Cut Team
J. Richard Walker ... New Year's Eve Announcer (as Richard Walker)
Nadia Griffith ... Maria
Camille Reneau ... Theresa
Denny Carter ... Female Prisoner
Whitney Armstrong ... Female Prisoner
Connie Reiser ... Female Prisoner
Katie Kurtz ... 8-Ball Girl
Kevin Cerovich ... Blues Band
Adam Kabak ... Blues Band
Michael Herrera ... Blues Band
Rodney Regan ... Cowboy Posse
Nate Rose ... Cowboy Posse / Truck Driver (Highway)
D.H. Rottering ... Cowboy Posse
Brenda Lee Figueroa ... Ring Girl (1)
Emily Trimmell ... Ring Girl (2)
Ben Nogueras ... Richter's Cut Team
Brian Jones ... Richter's Cut Team
Todd Brown ... Richter's Cut Team
Dorian Comeau ... Street Race Mechanic
Erik Radzins ... Street Race Mechanic
Shaun Friesen ... Street Race Mechanic
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert P. Campbell ... Street Race / Fight Attendee (uncredited)
Denise Carroll ... Bar Girl (uncredited)
Deb Keeney ... Street Race / Fight Attendee (uncredited)

James Kellogg ... Man in Front Row of Fight (uncredited)
Chris Spicer ... Fight Attendee (uncredited)

Directed by
Jonathan M. Dillon  (as Jonathan Dillon)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ian Shorr  writer

Produced by
Robert Cecil .... technical producer
Jonathan M. Dillon .... producer (as Jonathan Dillon)
Nick Kimutis .... co-producer
Bobby McGee .... producer
Chad Ortis .... associate producer
Original Music by
Ryan Adison Amen 
Patrick Kirst 
Cinematography by
Hanuman Brown-Eagle 
Film Editing by
Jonathan M. Dillon  (as Jonathan Dillon)
Production Design by
Sally Cummings 
Costume Design by
Zorineh Hovak 
Makeup Department
Shanta Johnson .... assistant makeup artist
Colleen May .... makeup artist
Theresa Miller .... makeup artist
Production Management
Stephen Deaver .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stephen Deaver .... assistant director
Bobby McGee .... assistant director
Art Department
Sam Brown .... set dresser
Sally Cummings .... property master
Dan O'Donoghue .... art department production assistant
Sound Department
Melissa Bylsma .... sound coordinator
Joe Dzuban .... sound re-recording mixer
David L. Gilmore .... sound
Sean Gray .... sound effects editor
Jeff Gross .... foley mixer
Special Effects by
Art Kenyon .... assistant pyrotechnics
Tim McGill .... pyrotechnics specialist
Richard A. Buswell .... fight choreography
Richard A. Buswell .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Jason Cantu .... Steadicam operator
Jason Cantu .... jib operator
Jerry Koukol .... grip
Steven Mah .... grip
Collin Martin .... assistant camera
Morgan Miller .... set still photographer
Tony Ontiveros .... second assistant camera
Tony Ontiveros .... swing grip
Rodney Reagan .... key grip best boy
Nate Rose .... grip
Michael Stoecker .... grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Zorineh Hovak .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Josh Fry .... assistant editor
Ted Hammond .... assistant editor
Kyle Harbaugh .... assistant editor
Music Department
Greg Curtis .... music scoring engineer
Noah Gladstone .... music contractor
Scott Marcussen .... composer: additional music
Miles Rogers .... music mixer
Other crew
Kelsey Amara .... production assistant
Bobbi Burton .... production assistant
Ted Hammond .... production assistant
Bet Mercer .... production assistant (as Beth Mercer)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Fight Night" - International (English title) (new title)
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Rated R for violence, language including sexual references and brief nudity
USA:100 min
Aspect Ratio:
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The bar Dublin recovers from being maced in is the All Stars Gentlemen's Club in Lawrence, Kansas.See more »
Katherine Parker:[Dublin tries to hotwire a car] "Hey Dub. They can make a movie of you, called gone in 60 minutes"See more »


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In bare fist fighting, scrawny female beats up big blokes, 7 September 2015
Author: msroz from United States

Although I'm pleased that this movie has so greatly entertained a number of reviewers, I can't say I am one of them. The movie seemed like one big cliché to me. It moved slowly. (I could even run it at 2x speed and still read all the subtitles without any problem.) It felt like a movie made in the 70s for a drive-in theater. That is, it had a dumbed down plot and no memorable dialog. The cast was passable, but didn't have a script with enough depth to work from, or a director who could make it work, or the acting chops to rise above the material. It simply became boring. The fight scenes could not be realistic because of the mismatch in size and strength of the players and the fact that there were no stand-ins. Nothing happened in the movie that was not predictable. "Rigged" (2008) joins a fairly large group of boxing film predecessors, but if one thinks back over those past efforts, one simply has to rank this one very low in comparison. This film did not hold my interest.

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