In a fit of jealous rage the son slays his father before turning his anger towards Maximus. Unable to defend himself, Romano is brutally beaten in the ring and is declared brain dead by the doctors. When Tommy befriends Horn's top black fighter, Lincoln, a young husband and father who sees his fists as his ticket out of the ghetto, it's only a matter of time before the two friends are set against each other and their bond is tested in the ring. In revenge, Horn, a former boxer who retired undefeated, punches Lincoln severely enough to knock him out of the ring. The powerful general is unable to save his family, and his loss of will allows him to get captured and put into the Gladiator games until he dies.
Hart Costume Design by Makeup Department. After watching it I'll gift to share in which i really like. On film aggregation website , it has a 31% rating, with an average score of 4. When Jimmy realizes that the friends are his two top draws, he matches them in a bout neither wants. Short Cut later tries the same trick on Tommy, but Tommy has learned to fight dirty, and defeats Short Cut.
Furious, Tommy challenges Horn to a match. Ring Manager as Franklin Jones. It also shows the viewer how people react to seeing their best friend in a life or death situations and the extent of their actions. Reluctantly Rick joins the team where he must adopt the grueling training schedule that Coach Gelwix enforces, or finish out the season behind bars. He soon befriends Abraham Lincoln Haines Cuba Gooding Jr. The second is fighting for the money to get out of the. As the story develops we learn the means of true friendship and what a son is willing to do for a loving father.
Lady behind Ossie Davis uncredited. The movie is a great movie for the young adult; it is highly recommended that children are accompanied by their parents or guardians if they intend to watch this movie. He takes a job at a local diner and enters into a romantic relationship with Dawn, the daughter of the owner, but is jumped by the gang members outside the restaurant. When Jimmy realizes that the friends are his two top draws, he matches them in a bout neither wants. The second is fighting for the money to get out of the ghettos. Tommy eventually uses the various forms of advice he has received throughout his brief boxing experience to outthink Horn: he fakes a broken hand to give Horn even more confidence, and then uses the element of surprise to defeat Horn, freeing himself from Horn's contract.
The only desire that fuels him now is the chance to rise to the top so that he will be able to look into the eyes of the man who will feel his revenge. If Horn wins, Tommy will continue to work for him indefinitely, but if Tommy wins, his father's debt is wiped clean. Meanwhile, Lincoln shows signs of possible brain damage and is told to quit fighting for at least 60 days or else suffer permanent brain damage. Seeing how well Tommy is able to fight, a local boxing promoter by the name of Pappy Jack offers Tommy a chance to fight in an illegal underground boxing operation. Horn accepts on the condition that they fight bare-knuckle.
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When life on the edge lands him in jail, prison ward Marcus Tate offers him a chance to get back in the game by playing for his rival, Highland Rugby. When two men arrive announcing that Tommy's father owes a large sum of money to pay off gambling debts, Jack convinces his boss, boxing promoter Jimmy Horn to buy out the debt, which forces Tommy to pay off his father's debts by boxing. The movie does a great job showing us a darker side to boxing than the one on the legal ring. Unsourced material may be challenged and. Before his death, the Emperor chooses Maximus to be his heir over his own son, Commodus, and a power struggle leaves Maximus and his family condemned to death. Tommy has bigger aspirations, but when Jimmy agrees to cover the betting debts his father John Heard incurred, Tommy agrees.
The movie follows Tommy Riley as he struggles to erase the debts that his father has by almost any means necessary. . Any first find out about this movie I'm not entirely sure if I that the idea or no. Abraham Lincoln Haines , James Marshall Tommy Riley , James Marshall Tommy Riley Nobody owns Tommy Riley. The secondary two stories complement the main story to new levels of understanding and comprehension.