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On the Ropes (1999)

The story of three young boxers and their coach who is determined to guide them in a positive direction in and out of the ring.
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Sam Doumit ... Maya
Martin Goldman Martin Goldman ... Himself
Harry Keitt Harry Keitt ... Himself
Randy Little Randy Little ... Himself
Tyrene Manson Tyrene Manson ... Herself
Mickey Marcello Mickey Marcello ... Himself
Eddie Mustafa Muhammad Eddie Mustafa Muhammad ... Himself
Aida Santiago Aida Santiago ... Herself
Noel Santiago Noel Santiago ... Himself
George Walton George Walton ... Himself
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The story of three young boxers and their coach who is determined to guide them in a positive direction in and out of the ring.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 January 1999 (USA) See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$7,431, 22 August 1999

Gross USA:

$46,737

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$46,737
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Dolby

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Boxing as a Way of Life
29 March 2000 | by eibon09See all my reviews

On The Ropes(1999) is a documentary of great power and great tragedy. I consider it about life and boxing the same way that Hoop Dreams was about life in basketball. It follows the lives of three people and the paths they walk in life. It is the best documentary of the final year of the 20th Century. On The Ropes is an excellent non fiction film about boxing and is one that should be viewed more than once.


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