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Price of Glory (2000)

PG-13 | | Drama, Sport | 31 March 2000 (USA)
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An ex-boxer, living with the knowledge that his fight career was cut short by a crooked manager, channels his bitter disappointment in a single-minded quest for boxing championships for his... See full summary »

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Carlos Avila

Writer:

Phil Berger
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jimmy Smits ... Arturo Ortega
Maria del Mar ... Rita Ortega
Jon Seda ... Sonny Ortega
Clifton Collins Jr. ... Jimmy Ortega
Ernesto Hernández ... Johnny Ortega (as Ernesto Hernandez)
Ron Perlman ... Nick Everson
Louis Mandylor ... Davey Lane
Sal Lopez ... Hector Salmon
Danielle Camastra ... Mariella Cruz
Paul Rodriguez ... Pepe
Ulysses Cuadra Ulysses Cuadra ... Young Sonny Ortega
Mario Esquivel Mario Esquivel ... Young Jimmy Ortega
Gilbert Leal Gilbert Leal ... Young Johnny Ortega
Muni Zano Muni Zano ... Chivo
Jack Rader ... Marata
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An ex-boxer, living with the knowledge that his fight career was cut short by a crooked manager, channels his bitter disappointment in a single-minded quest for boxing championships for his three sons. We see them in pee-wee Silver Glove matches with dad constantly pushing them. Ten years later, they're young men, with dad as both father and manager. A professional promoter, Nick Everson, wants to sign the boys, but dad rejects those offers. Then, in expressions of their varied relationships with their father, each son makes his own decisions. Can dad ever step aside, and can the family hold together? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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For every dream there is a sacrifice. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence, language and brief drug content | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 March 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Le prix de la gloire See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,611,833, 2 April 2000

Gross USA:

$3,440,228

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,548,556
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jimmy Smitts and Ron Pearlman would also costar in Son's of Anarchy. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Daily Show with Trevor Noah: Jimmy Smits (2000) See more »

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Modestita
Written by Leo Ortiz
Performed by Leo Y Su Grupo Relincho Norteño
Courtesy of Promusa Records
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Another story of dirty professional boxing
3 June 2002 | by esteban1747See all my reviews

The plot of this film is a bit different from others on the same subject. It is about a frustrated boxer, who looks for fame training his three sons, most of them with capacities, but not to win a world championship. The ex- boxer is so selfish, so ambitious as to become the dictator of his sons. One of them is killed, the youngest one, while another is defeated severely in the ring. The remaining one already married tried to revenge the death of his brother and the defeat of the other with the same fighter, and finally wins backed by his father once again as his second. Maffia people around professional boxing business are seen once again in this film.


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