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The Set-Up

The Set-Up(1949)

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Brief Synopsis

An aging boxer defies the gangsters who've ordered him to throw his last fight.

Cast & Crew

Robert Wise Director
Robert Ryan [Bill] Stoker [Thompson]
Audrey Totter Julie [Thompson]
James Edwards Luther Hawkins
David Clarke Gunboat Johnson
Phillip Pine [Tony] Souza
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 29 Mar 1949
Release Date:  1949 Production Date:  AFI
complete credits, Jan 94
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  72 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  6,529    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Set-up

    Dashiell B. 2013-04-10

    One of the best boxing films ever made. With his background as a boxer, Ryan was born to play an over-the-hill boxer who ultimately suffers when he refuses... MORE>

  • Read the book!

    Robert Allyn 2013-04-10

    The movie is well done, but not as powerful as the book of the same name by Frederick Moncure March. See the movie, then read the book. Ir will be worth... MORE>

  • Brilliant in Every Way

    muriel 2013-04-09

    Terrific ensemble, great acting by everyone. Raging Bull is a good movie, but this is still the best boxing movie.Robert Ryan was a champion boxer all... MORE>