George "Ice Man" Chambers (Rhames) is a top ranked heavyweight boxer. However Chambers has his world turned upside down when he is accused of rape and sent to prison. Upon his arrival he hears talk about Monroe Hutchen (Snipes) who is the top ranked prison boxing champ 10 years running. Immediately there is bad blood with Chambers not wanting to be second to no one which leads to a lunch room fight between the men. Figuring it will be a good way to make money fellow convict Emmanuel 'Mendy' Ripstein (Peter Falk) sets up a prison boxing match between the two men to decide who is the real UNDISPUTED champ. Michael Rooker plays a guard, Fisher Stevens, John Seda, and Master P co star.
EL TORO 79
At Sweetwater Prison, The World Heavyweight Champion Is About To Meet His Match.
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23 August 2002 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $4,548,750,
25 August 2002
Gross USA: $12,764,657
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $14,946,150
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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This film was filmed at two different Nevada prisons, as well as having a major fight scene filmed at the Thomas & Mack Center on the University of Nevada Las Vegas campus. See more
The movie stated that Sweetwater Prison is a Level 5 facility. California prisons do not have level 5 facilities. The classification level of every prison in California goes from Level 1 through Level 4. Level 1 is minimum and level 4 is maximum security. Examples of Level 4 facilities include Pelican Bay State Prison and High Desert State Prison. See more
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There are no opening credits listing the actors real names. Instead, their character's name, crimes, gang affiliation, and conviction year are listed as they are introduced. See more
Edited into Today You Die
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Written by Christopher Clarke, Derryck Thornton and Stanley Clarke
Performed by Universal and The B.E.C.
Produced by Stanley Clarke
Published by Clarkee Music See more