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Against the Ropes (Full Screen Edition)
Against the Ropes
Full Screen Edition
Actors: Meg Ryan, Omar Epps, Charles S. Dutton, Tony Shalhoub, Tim Daly
Director: Charles S. Dutton
Genres: Drama
PG-13     2004     1hr 51min

The Rocky formula nearly wears out its welcome in Against the Ropes, a highly fictionalized feel-good drama based on the life of pioneering female boxing promoter Jackie Kallen. In an egregious effort to distill the essenc...  more »

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Actors: Meg Ryan, Omar Epps, Charles S. Dutton, Tony Shalhoub, Tim Daly
Director: Charles S. Dutton
Creators: Jack N. Green, Eric L. Beason, Scarlett Lacey, Jonathan Pillot, Steven Roffer
Genres: Drama
Sub-Genres: Love & Romance
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 07/13/2004
Original Release Date: 02/20/2004
Theatrical Release Date: 02/20/2004
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 1hr 51min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 9
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English
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Member Movie Reviews

Rhonda P. (rhonnie40) from CHARLES CITY, IA
Reviewed on 1/2/2013...
Meg Ryans' accent was terrible and the skimpy outfits, please. UGH.
1 of 1 member(s) found this review helpful.
David J. (crazydaves) from CAMERON, TX
Reviewed on 8/15/2009...
good movie
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Movie Reviews

An interesting AND Exciting Movie, no matter what the negati
Jerry Rodrigues | Santa Clara, California | 09/19/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)


I just borrowed this movie from my city library. It seems sometimes that some people have an urge to be negative, maybe because THEY can't act! THEY can't Write! THEY can't Direct!

Meg Ryan as usual, was cute, though more mature, AND SEXY, as usual.

Omar Epps was excellent, & it was enjoyable how he eventually showed he had a heart, even though he was a former Drug Dealer whom Jackie Kallen turned around & really cared to help him show his future Championship attitude in many ways.

Charles S. Dutton, I believe is an excellent actor & did a fine job in Directing this film... Those who complained are the people who can NOT doing anything, except complain.

I was unhappy about Jackie's success going to her own head, as if SHE were the ONLY reason for "Their" Success, but quite happy when she finally saw her jerky-self-centeredness that had become her & she changed & was not afraid to apologize for her stupid selfishness.

I cheered, along with the boxing crowd for Luther, for Jackie, for Felix AND for Jackie's office friend & her TV Friend whom she had also screwed-over, but apologized to.

It does leave you with a Good feeling, whether you are a man, or a woman... You know, women should be loved for their beauty AND their Brains, as well as those who have the
"Stick-to-itiveness" qualities that Jackie, Luther AND Felix had.

I cheer them, and ALL people like them, clapping as if I were with them at the fight. AND... a HUGE BOOING of those Negative Reviewers who can do nothing else, but be negative!!!

I MUST also congratulate Tony Shalub whom has really grown into an Excellent,Quite Versatile Actor... Good job Tony!!!

I immediately contacted Amazon to look for this movie I WILL Happily add this to my 500-600 Video library collection!!!

J. Rodrigues