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Hands of Stone (2016)

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The legendary Roberto Duran and his equally legendary trainer Ray Arcel change each other's lives.
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Sugar Ray Leonard (as Usher Raymond IV)
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Carlos Eleta
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Chaflan
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Stephanie Arcel
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Juanita Leonard
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Benny Huertas
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Adele
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Clara Samaniego
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Marine Molinari
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Gil Clancey
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Follows the life of Roberto Duran, who made his professional debut in 1968 as a 16-year-old and retired in 2002 at age 50. In June 1980, he defeated Sugar Ray Leonard to capture the WBC welterweight title but shocked the boxing world by returning to his corner in the November rematch, saying 'no mas' (no more). Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language throughout and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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26 August 2016 (USA)  »

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Manos de piedra  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,751,388 (USA) (26 August 2016)

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$4,711,736 (USA) (7 October 2016)
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In 1991, Ray Arcel became the first trainer to be admitted to the International Boxing Hall of Fame. See more »

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Featured in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 24 August 2016 (2016) See more »

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Get Up and Get Down
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Original Release:1971 Label, Volt/Stax
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Published by Sony Music Group
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Excellent Film made with the Passion of true Fighters
5 September 2016 | by (Coronado, CA) – See all my reviews

Hands of Stone story is exceptionally accurate and it's extraordinary characters are played by a top notched cast.

Lured by Roberto Duran's (Edgar Ramirez) raw passion as a fighter, Ray Arcel, played by a chameleonic Robert De Niro, comes back to the champ's corner after ten years forced sabbatical. Duran reluctantly accepts Arcel's guidance but quickly recognizes the old trainer's wisdom and takes it by heart, this results in an improbable win against Sugar Ray Leonard (Usher) and it is him, who will teach Duran a lesson that will make him a true champion.

Beyond the history, Duran's story is both poignant and complex, filled with amazing victories on the ring but also many defeats on his personal life. Only thru the love of his family, the respect of his foes and the guidance of his trainer is that, through defeat, he becomes a real champion.

Great Cast, Script, Photography and Production Design, spanning two decades of political turmoil Hands of Stone is hands down a movie with a heart of gold.


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