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A Fighting Man (2014)

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An aging fighter (Dominic Purcell) in search of redemption steps into the ring with a hungry young pugilist (Izaak Smith) with something to prove in this boxing drama featuring James Caan ... See full summary »

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Damian Lee

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Damian Lee
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dominic Purcell ... Sailor O'Connor
Kim Coates ... Father Brennan
Louis Gossett Jr. ... Cubby
Adam Beach ... Fast Eddie
Michael Ironside ... Max Wynn
Izaak Smith Izaak Smith ... King Soloman
Jenessa Grant ... Peg
Sheila McCarthy ... Rose O'Connor
Freddie Roach ... Himself
Famke Janssen ... Diane Schuler
James Caan ... Brother Albright
Gord Apolloni Gord Apolloni ... Monavan Ref
Arlene Duncan Arlene Duncan ... Mary
Steven Pigozzo ... Lacker
Emma Campbell ... Joyce
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An aging fighter (Dominic Purcell) in search of redemption steps into the ring with a hungry young pugilist (Izaak Smith) with something to prove in this boxing drama featuring James Caan and Louis Gossett, Jr. co-star in a film featuring Famke Janssen, Kim Coates, Adam Beach, Sheila McCarthy, and Michael Ironside. Written by Jiilo_Kim

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Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody sports images and language including sexual references | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 April 2014 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Az örök harcos See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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James Caan and Louis Gossett, Jr. appeared in Undercover Grandpa (2017). See more »

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The good, the Bad ... and the others
1 October 2014 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

It's nice and refreshing to see a movie about two boxers, where you get to see both sides and might not be able to pick a favorite. Of course deciding to start with the fight and then going back in flashbacks, might either be enticing for viewers or appalling. You'll have to make your own mind up about that.

Acting-wise you get quite a lot of good people in this. James Caan, Kim Coates, Michael Ironside and Famke Janssen to name a couple. Mostly they don't share the screen together, but you still get the gravitas a movie like this needs. It's nice storytelling, with slowly revealing/uncovering its layers. Not really surprising in the end, but still a nice movie to watch


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