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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

    Kate D 2015-03-04

    One of the best movies ever. Nuanced performances by Quinn, Gleason, Rooney and Harris. Redemption theme: Mountain Rivera pays a debt he doesn't owe... MORE>

  • surprisingly good

    minnie fleur 2015-01-10

    I'm a girl, & this is a great film! It's an excellent dramatic play. Mr. Quinn's touching portrayal captures every high & low for... MORE>

  • Operatic

    R Bland 2015-01-05

    Not having any reference to the movie other than the writer Rod Serling of Twilight fame, I was intrigued by this film noir because of the casting which... MORE>