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Price of Glory (2000)

PG-13 | | Drama, Sport | 31 March 2000 (USA)
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An ex-boxer, living with the knowledge that his fight career was cut short by a crooked manager, channels his bitter disappointment in a single-minded quest for boxing championships for his... See full summary »

Director:

Carlos Ávila (as Carlos Avila)

Writer:

Phil Berger
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jimmy Smits ... Arturo Ortega
Maria del Mar ... Rita Ortega
Jon Seda ... Sonny Ortega
Clifton Collins Jr. ... Jimmy Ortega
Ernesto Hernández ... Johnny Ortega (as Ernesto Hernandez)
Ron Perlman ... Nick Everson
Louis Mandylor ... Davey Lane
Sal Lopez ... Hector Salmon
Danielle Camastra ... Mariella Cruz
Paul Rodriguez ... Pepe
Ulysses Cuadra Ulysses Cuadra ... Young Sonny Ortega
Mario Esquivel Mario Esquivel ... Young Jimmy Ortega
Gilbert Leal Gilbert Leal ... Young Johnny Ortega
Muni Zano Muni Zano ... Chivo
Jack Rader ... Marata
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An ex-boxer, living with the knowledge that his fight career was cut short by a crooked manager, channels his bitter disappointment in a single-minded quest for boxing championships for his three sons. We see them in pee-wee Silver Glove matches with dad constantly pushing them. Ten years later, they're young men, with dad as both father and manager. A professional promoter, Nick Everson, wants to sign the boys, but dad rejects those offers. Then, in expressions of their varied relationships with their father, each son makes his own decisions. Can dad ever step aside, and can the family hold together? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Sometimes the toughest battles are fought in your own family. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence, language and brief drug content | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 March 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Le prix de la gloire See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,611,833, 2 April 2000, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$3,434,515, 25 June 2000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,542,843, 31 December 2000
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jimmy Smitts and Ron Pearlman would also costar in Son's of Anarchy. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

King Kong Five
Written by Manu Chao, Antoine Chao, Santiago Casariego (as Santiago Casariego), Thomas Darnal,
Daniel Jamet, Olivier Dahan, Pierre Gauthe and Philippe Teboul
Performed by Mano Negra
Courtesy of Virgin France S.A.
By Arrangement with Virgin Records America, Inc.
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Dramatic family film.
25 December 2002 | by denthegodSee all my reviews

I was lucky enough to catch this in the theatres twice. It's a great boxing film that not only deals with the glamours of boxing but also with the dark business side of it. When it was first released it was underrated and poorly promoted. Definitely worth a rental. Touching storyline and great action sequences.


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