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Heart

  • Drama
  • 1987
  • James Lemmo
  • 90 mins
  • 15

Summary

Sports drama starring Brad Davis, Francis Fisher and Steve Buscemi. Despite the objections of his girlfriend, former boxer Eddie Brennan is persuaded by his manager to stage a comeback against a younger and more skilful opponent.

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Review

A star rating of 1 out of 5.

As a weary retread of one of the best boxing movies ever - Robert Wise's 1949 film The Set-Up - this has lost all grip. A pallid imitation of a vivid original, Brad Davis is the retired pugilist tricked into a comeback by slimy manager Steve Buscemi (Reservoir Dogs, Fargo), while girlfriend Francis Fisher looks on aghast. As well she might: despite Buscemi's performance this low-budget film never even begins to be a contender.

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Credits

Cast

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Eddie BrennanBrad Davis
JeannieFrances Fisher
NickySteve Buscemi
BuddyRobinson Frank Adu
DiddyJesse Doran
LeoSam Gray
FighterBill Costello

Crew

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DirectorJames Lemmo

Details

Released on
1988-02-19
Languages
English
Available on
video and DVD
Formats
Colour
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