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Blood of a Champion (2005)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | Video July 2005
Shadow (Woodbine), a once-promising boxer, finds it hard to readjust to civilian life after spending ten years in prison. Offered the chance to fight again -- this time on the underground street fighting circuit -- Shadow initially takes to the opportunity, but he and his wife (Cox) find out it's a tough racket to leave behind.

Director:

Lawrence Page

Writer:

Lawrence Page
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Cast

Credited cast:
Chuck Saculla ... Terry
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mamie Louise Anderson ... Shadow's Mother
Sean Archer ... Boxing Trainer
Maryam Basir ... Kitty Kat
Michael Ciminera ... Prison Guard
Deborah Cox ... Sharon
Teri Denine Teri Denine ... Detective
Eshaya Draper ... Young Shadow
DJ Envy DJ Envy ... Shadow's Enemy Friend
Eshiya Fitz Eshiya Fitz ... Young Shadow
Brooke Forbes ... Lawyer
Shyheim Franklin
Arthur French Arthur French ... Old Man at Gym
Shalonne Lee Shalonne Lee ... Call Girl
Loki ... The Enforcer
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Storyline

Shadow (Woodbine), a once-promising boxer, finds it hard to readjust to civilian life after spending ten years in prison. Offered the chance to fight again -- this time on the underground street fighting circuit -- Shadow initially takes to the opportunity, but he and his wife (Cox) find out it's a tough racket to leave behind.

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When a relationship starts to crumble, one must fight to keep it up.

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 2005 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$975,000 (estimated)
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Lawrence Page Films See more »
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Dolby Digital (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color
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Just bought it
19 March 2006 | by daddy_d1See all my reviews

Just watched this DVD. I was impressed at how even a cheesy story had two talented actors. Bokeem Woodbine is a Terence Howard in the rough. He needs that break out role! This movie was obviously super low budget. I kept wondering if I was watching video. The sets were extremely cheap looking. I want to see hood movies that are different. Character driven. I loved Deborah Cox. I don't understand how she to is not in more better quality juicy roles. Come on how can Craig Brewer get it perfect with hustle and flow and Directors from the hood can't? Cowboy director...keep trying. We need better quality stories! This story gets a D+ in my book.


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