The Set-Up (1949)
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The Set-Up (1949)

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An aging boxer attempts to prove that he still has what it takes and defies the gangsters who've ordered him to throw his last fight.
Genres Crime, Drama
Director Robert Wise
Starring Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias, Alan Baxter View More
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Movie Summary

An aging boxer attempts to prove that he still has what it takes and defies the gangsters who've ordered him to throw his last fight.
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Movie Details

Genres Crime, Drama
Director Robert Wise
Starring Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias, Alan Baxter, Wallace Ford, Percy Helton, Hal Fieberling, Darryl Hickman, Kenny O'Morrison
Studio Name Warner Bros.
Release Date 1949
VUDU Release Date 04/17/2012
Rating Not Rated About Ratings
Running Time 72 minutes
Language English
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