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Price of Glory (2000)

PG-13 | | Drama, Sport | 31 March 2000 (USA)
An ex-boxer, living with the knowledge that his fight career was cut short by a crooked manager, channels his bitter disappointment in a single-minded quest for boxing championships for his... See full summary »

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1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Rita Ortega
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Johnny Ortega (as Ernesto Hernandez)
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Nick Everson
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Davey Lane
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Hector Salmon
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Mariella Cruz
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Pepe
Ulysses Cuadra ...
Young Sonny Ortega
Mario Esquivel ...
Young Jimmy Ortega
Gilbert Leal ...
Young Johnny Ortega
Muni Zano ...
Chivo
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Marata
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An ex-boxer, living with the knowledge that his fight career was cut short by a crooked manager, channels his bitter disappointment in a single-minded quest for boxing championships for his three sons. We see them in pee-wee Silver Glove matches with dad constantly pushing them. Ten years later, they're young men, with dad as both father and manager. A professional promoter, Nick Everson, wants to sign the boys, but dad rejects those offers. Then, in expressions of their varied relationships with their father, each son makes his own decisions. Can dad ever step aside, and can the family hold together? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Sometimes the toughest battles are fought in your own family. See more »

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Drama | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for violence, language and brief drug content | See all certifications »
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31 March 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Le prix de la gloire  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,611,833, 2 April 2000, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$3,434,515, 25 June 2000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,542,843, 31 December 2000
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Jimmy Smitts and Ron Pearlman would also costar in Son's of Anarchy. See more »

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Referenced in The Daily Show: Jimmy Smits (2000) See more »

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Ina Boom Bam Bam
Written by Jose Andres Blanco and Ramon Nova
Performed by King Changó (as King Chango)
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Carrying on a family tradition comes at a high price.
27 November 2001 | by See all my reviews

A Latino ex-boxer(Jimmy Smits)is angered by the fact he was forced to end his career early. He is now determined to make boxing champs out of his three talented sons. The tension associated with the boxing world and the tribulations of the sons trying to gain stardom soon threatens family harmony. Very interesting fight scenes and emotional drama drive this one to a 'feel good' finale. Good support from Jon Seda, Ron Perlman and Maria del Mar.


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