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To Be King (2011)

 -  Action | Drama | Romance  -  9 August 2011 (USA)
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The story of a down and out boxer who overcomes the odds to become a champion.

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Credited cast:
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Tyrone king
Frank Merlino ...
Uncle Frank
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Clarissa Martinez
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Marcus Walsh
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Sharon Stills
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Jimmy O'Rielly
Kamel Goffin ...
Wesley King
Daniel Girace ...
William Bulldog
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Pretty Boy Steve
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Hernandez
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Murray Adams ...
Shane Harris
Brian Alevis ...
Luis
Nick Campanile ...
Referee
Lucia Clohessy ...
Nickie O'Riley
Julian Conde ...
Officer Juaquin Decali
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Storyline

To Be King is the story of down and out son of a professional boxer, Tyrone King, who loses his family and is plagued with setbacks but finds redemption in his life to move on. He crosses paths with the man who trained his father and the man who lead his father to his death in the underground fighting world. King finds faith in himself to stand up, fall in love and against all odds become a champion. Written by Safia Sattuar

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Victory lies within

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Action | Drama | Romance

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PG-13

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9 August 2011 (USA)  »

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$60,000 (estimated)
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(Director's Cut)

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

To Be King was shown in various prisons across the island of Trinidad & Tobago. See more »

Goofs

After the first scenes with Frank and Jimmy, the screen flashes the month as January. A few scenes later, Tyrone's phone receives a text message with a date stamp of February. This scene would have taken place 3 days later. See more »

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Tyrone king: We have to change our lives brother, this life we live is not forgiven.
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26 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie. I thought it was going to be more for men since it was relating to boxing, however, it was so much more than that.

It was uplifting, inspirational, exciting and touched on the fact that when your back is against the wall and you have no where to run to that change is possible. Nigel Harvey was terrific as well as Frank Merlino and Rosie Moss.

I have the pleasure of knowing Steve Rahaman. He has worked extremely hard to get to this point in his career and it reflects in his work. He truly loves directing and acting he will continue to succeed. I wish you continued success and know you will go far.


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