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Boy s tenyu (2005)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Sport | 17 March 2005 (Russia)
A boxer, blinded after the lost fight, decides to steal money for operation from his manager, who forsaken him.


Aleksey Sidorov


Aleksey Sidorov
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Denis Nikiforov Denis Nikiforov ... Artyom Kolchin
Elena Panova Elena Panova ... Vika
Andrey Panin ... Valiyev
Ivan Makarevich ... Kostya
Dmitriy Shevchenko Dmitriy Shevchenko ... Nechaev
Sergey Bezrukov ... Sasha Bely
John Amos ... Hill
Aleksandr Kuznetsov ... Zmey
Pavel Derevyanko ... Timokha
Maksim Litovchenko Maksim Litovchenko ... Shpykov
Aleksandr Karamnov Aleksandr Karamnov ... Ragoza
Aleksey Maslov ... Topol'
Mikhail Khomyakov Mikhail Khomyakov ... Artems coach
Boris Plotnikov ... Dr. Ivan Ivanovich
Nikita Zverev Nikita Zverev ... Igor Shcheglov


Artem Kolchin was one of many, but he wanted glory. And he has chosen the way: he became the boxer. Now Artem the applicant for a champion title, fighter, known worldwide as Great White Hope. But the main fight in his life has not gone how he expected... Written by Mark Gubarenko

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And fight begins. For love. For the friends. For own life.


Action | Drama | Sport


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A longer, four episode (52 minutes each) TV version exists. See more »


References Law of the Lawless (2002) See more »

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Excellent action
17 April 2005 | by GogisSee all my reviews

If you put too much of expectations in this movie - you might end up slightly disappointed. This is how I felt upon leaving the cinema.

It's a well-thought action with the boxing session at the very beginning of the movie being the most spectacular scene throughout more than two hours of screen time. I couldn't help thinking of two movies while watching it: Brat-2 and Boumer. In terms of form it's similar to both of them: dynamic, colourful and oftentimes witty, though in terms of substance it certainly lags behind: unlike Brat it lacks any message, unlike Boumer it does not impress with novelty.

Have to pay tribute to the actors, Andrei Panin being brilliant as usually, rising stars Denis Nikiforov and Yelena Panova also performing superbly.

Don't expect much of this movie, and if you feel like watching a good piece of action you'll definitely enjoy it.

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Release Date:

17 March 2005 (Russia) See more »

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Shadow Boxing See more »


Box Office


$3,500,000 (estimated)

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital EX



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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