A convict takes up boxing in prison and this brings a new meaning to his life. Once out, his trainer motivates him to become a professional boxer. He cares about only two other things, his uncomfortably close mother and absent father.
Did You Know?
Thunder Productions released a cut version of the movie, entitled "The Heavyweight" in 1994. This version runs 140 minutes. Most of the incest subplot of the original has been edited out, leaving several confusing scenes, unexplained dialogue, etc., but leaving the main boxing plotline intact. See more