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Against the Ropes (2004)

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This fictional story inspired by North America's most famous female boxing promoter, Jackie Kallen, follows her struggle to survive and succeed in a male dominated sport.
Genres Drama, Historical
Director Charles S. Dutton
Starring Meg Ryan, Omar Epps, Tony Shalhoub, Tim Daly View More
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Movie Summary

This fictional story inspired by North America's most famous female boxing promoter, Jackie Kallen, follows her struggle to survive and succeed in a male dominated sport.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Historical
Director Charles S. Dutton
Starring Meg Ryan, Omar Epps, Tony Shalhoub, Tim Daly, Joe Cortese, Kerry Washington, Gene Mack, Holt McCallany, Skye McCole Bartusiak
Studio Name Paramount Pictures
Release Date 2004
VUDU Release Date 10/17/2007
Rating PG-13 About Ratings
Running Time 110 minutes
Language English
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