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The Brawler (2018)

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In 1975, a Bayonne, New Jersey underdog boxer gets a shot to fight the champ.

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Ken Kushner

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zach McGowan ... Chuck Wepner
Amy Smart ... Linda Wepner
Joe Pantoliano ... Al Braverman
Taryn Manning ... Phyllis Wepner
Jason James Richter ... John Olson
Anthony Mangano ... Sylvester Stallone
Robert Clohessy ... Anthony Mango
Arthur L. Bernstein ... FBI Special Agent Warfield
Joseph D'Onofrio ... Joey G
Joseph R. Gannascoli ... John
Burt Young ... Salvatore
Tony Darrow ... Tommy, Head of the Family
William Lee Scott ... Artie Stock
Jerrod Paige ... Muhammed Ali
Betsy Beutler ... Donna
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In 1975, a Bayonne, New Jersey underdog boxer gets a shot to fight the champ.

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The Man Who Inspired The Legend


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Brawler See more »

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Patterson, New Jersey, USA See more »

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Chuck Wepner's story was the inspiration for the movie Rocky (1976). See more »

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Brawler for everyone
18 January 2019 | by canecopSee all my reviews

Excellent. Never a dull moment. All star cast, Great script and different levels of story telling. We now know why Chuck Wepner is the Real Rocky


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