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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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  • excellent Movie

    macreadyfan 2017-04-17

    Robert Ryan at his good guy best.Terrific as aging boxer,fighting the nasties in the boxing world and to maintain his dignity while trying to please his... MORE>

  • One Man's Profession!

    Raymond Banacki 2017-04-16

    Stripped to its' essentials, "The Set-Up" is a first-rate boxing film. MORE>

  • Forgot to leave rating

    Steve H. 2017-04-16

    Sorry, forgot to leave my rating on my previous review a few minutes ago. I give it 5 stars. MORE>