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Requiem for a Heavyweight

Requiem for a Heavyweight(1962)

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Brief Synopsis

A washed-up prizefighter tries to free himself from his ruthless promoters to build a new life.

Cast & Crew

Ralph Nelson Director
Anthony Quinn Mountain Rivera
Jackie Gleason Maish Rennick
Julie Harris Grace Miller
Madame Spivy Ma Greeny
Herbie Faye Bartender
Jack Dempsey Himself
Cassius Clay Ring opponent
Steve Belloise Hotel desk clerk
Lou Gilbert Ring doctor
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 17 Oct 1962
Release Date:  1962 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Columbia Pictures
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Paman Productions
Duration(mins):  85 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Requiem for a Heavyweight

    Goetan 2013-08-15

    Ranks along "Rocky" and "Raging Bull" as one of Hollywood's best boxing movies. Quinn is excellent, even if it can be taxing to... MORE>

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    Bonnie 2012-08-20

    I've recently read about a 1930's boxer, Primo Carnera; very sad story. Could Requium for a Heavyweightpossibly been loosely based on... MORE>

  • One of the best

    Demetrius Pace 2012-02-03

    I've seen some great fight films, Raging Bull, being among the best.This film with it's all-star cast ranks right up there with the best.Anthony... MORE>