#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – A Jewish woman from Detroit who became a boxing manager, guiding several major careers. This film focuses on her relationship with one boxer (Epps), who’s reportedly a composite of several including Toney, McKart and Hearns. Kallen eventually left her husband of 30 years, and moved to Los Angeles, becoming the commissioner of the International Female Boxers Association…
Plot: A fictional story inspired by North America’s most famous female boxing promoter, Jackie Kallen. Her struggle to survive and succeed in a male dominated sport.
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interesting and entertaining but not very believable
Against The Ropes wasn’t terrible, at least not for me. I actually enjoyed parts of it and though boxing movies aren’t really my thing this is a movie that one can be drawn into if they let themselves. It’s got an interesting plot and complex characters. And it’s got Meg Ryan in the lead role.
That to me, is part of what took away from the movie. I’m not a huge fan of Ryan but have liked her in certain movies. The problem here is just that she just isn’t very believable in the role. That’s not a dig at her acting, she was fine, but I just always knew I was watching Meg Ryan portray a boxing promoter. Not the perfect fit role wise.
Also of annoyingly note worthy mention was Ryan’s wardrobe. Why was there such an emphasis on the clothing? The emphasis on wardrobe didn’t help the believability factor. This movie at times seemed less like a biography/boxing movie then a showcase for Meg Ryan’s outfits and for her to break out of the romantic comedy role.
The ending was as feel good as you could get. I actually admit I liked it, but when Ryan walks into the ring for the pep talk, yeah though one may respond to it emotionally it just doesn’t come off as terribly realistic. Anyway….
This wasn’t a movie I had any desire to turn off in mid stream but it isn’t a movie that I’d say is a must see or anything like that. Kudos to Ryan for playing against type though and Against The Ropes, with all it’s flaws can hold your attention. My vote’s 6 of 10.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 50 min (110 min), 1 hr 51 min (111 min) (USA)
Genre Biography, Drama, Romance
Director Charles S. Dutton
Writer Jackie Kallen, Cheryl Edwards
Actors Meg Ryan, Omar Epps, Charles S. Dutton
Country United States, Germany
Awards 2 nominations
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix DTS, Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Camera Panavision Camera and Lenses
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Super 35
Printed Film Format 35 mm (anamorphic)