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

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(RCA Sound Recording)|

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Principal shooting began in 2009 but was abandon due to shooting conflicts. 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 »

Quotes

Tyrone king: We have to change our lives brother, this life we live is not forgiven.
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Go see TO BE KING!!
6 September 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was so fortunate to see a private screening of Steve Rahaman's latest film "To Be King." This film blew me away. It is so much more than a film about boxing. The story is inspiring and the characters are easy to relate to. Most beautiful is the relationship between Tyrone (Nigel Harvey) and Nya, his daughter. The other actors deliver wonderful performances. Mr. Rahaman, his cast and crew prove that even with a low budget, a wonderful film can be made. "To Be King" blends action and high tension with heartfelt moments. It is a great story of a man overcoming the obstacles in his life. I look forward to seeing and supporting upcoming work by Steve Rahaman.


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