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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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  • Read Kate D's March 2015 post

    Jeff Boston 2017-12-06

    It is excellent. Indeed, Mountain sacrifices himself in more ways than one for the sins of his manager to save his life so that one day he will redeem... MORE>

  • Tuned in late and glad I did.

    Linda 2017-12-05

    Anthony Quinn gives a touching performance in this film. I tuned in late but was just pulling for him to be able to turn his life around when he meets... MORE>

  • A TEASE!!!

    LEONARD JANKOWSKI 2016-03-06

    I CAN'T BELIEVE THAT IN THIS DAY OF MOVIES ON DVD THAT "REQUIEM FOR A HEAVEYWEIGHT WAS CUT BY 14 MINUTES ALL OF THE KEY PARTS OF THE MOVIE WERE... MORE>