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Against the Ropes

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Meg Ryan, Omar Epps, ...
Against the Ropes: Alan Yee

Against the Ropes

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
Wide Release Date:
02/20/04
performer:
Charles S. Dutton, Omar Epps, Meg Ryan, Tim Daly, Tony Shalhoub, Kerry Washington
director:
Charles S. Dutton
distributor:
Paramount Pictures
author:
Cheryl Edwards
genre:
Drama, Sports

We gave it a D+

Adding a street-tough rasp to her voice, Meg Ryan plays Jackie Kallen, the real-life Detroit woman who, against the odds, morphed into a top boxing manager. ”Love & Basketball”’s Omar Epps is the fighter she guides to glory in a long-delayed film directed by and costarring Charles S. Dutton (”Gothika”).