MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 13,621 this week

Five Good Years

(voting begins after release)

Young Kentucky coal miner forced into boxing ring to save critically ill mother in fact-based story.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2525 titles
created 14 Oct 2011
 
a list of 5 titles
created 24 Oct 2011
 
a list of 65 titles
created 21 Jan 2012
 
a list of 985 titles
created 04 Jul 2012
 
a list of 691 titles
created 25 Mar 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Five Good Years" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Five Good Years.

Production Notes from IMDbPro

Status: Unknown | See complete list of  »
Updated: 19 May 2014
More Info: See more production information about this title on IMDbPro.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

The film tells the story of Jack Filice Jr., an heir to a Hollywood Italian-American dynasty. As his father, Jack Sr.(played Tony-award winning Joe Mantegna), lays dying, he asks his only ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Reisman
Stars: Joe Mantegna, Gail O'Grady, Suzanne Happ
Blood Effects (2011)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Scathing satire on independent movie-making in Hollywood.

Director: Hank Braxtan
Stars: Jeremy Jackson, Christina DeRosa, Shar Jackson
Misogynist (2013)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A male chauvinist guru guides his best prodigy through the art of controlling women, only for the student to find out he is not everything that he seems.

Director: Michael Matteo Rossi
Stars: Jonathan Bennett, Eve Mauro, Tracey E. Bregman
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Michael Rutherford
Stars: Gail O'Grady, Joe Mantegna, Peter Onorati
Edit

Cast

Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
...
Alex Winston
Edit

Storyline

A young West Virginia coal miner becomes a human punching bag to raise extra money for his gravely ill mother. When Alex Winton's family situation worsens, he gets up from the mat and goes "pro" boxer, fighting not for just a shot at the big time, but to save a life. His plight is taken on by a young cable news reporter, whereas her growing love for him and his selfless courage inspire her "boy" to emerge as America's favorite son. Written by Bruce Reisman

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

number in title

Taglines:

Young West Virginia coal miner becomes boxer to save his mother's life.

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Another one of these? notacastingcouch
Discuss Five Good Years on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?