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R| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
Two feuding Irish families resolve their differences through bare-knuckle boxing.

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Director: Ian Palmer

Genres: Documentary

Knuckle (2011)

Release Date: December 9th, 2011|1 hr. 33 min.

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  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    While the film becomes slightly redundant, the anger and strife its characters cannot overcome is awful, poetic and, frankly, astonishing. show more

  • 70
    Stephen Farber The Hollywood Reporter

    Palmer keeps his focus tightly on the families, which makes the movie admirably unpretentious but also incomplete. Nevertheless, the picture has a vibrant central character in James McDonagh, the leading fighter in the clan who begins to question the rites of violence. show more

  • 60
    Scott Tobias NPR

    For all their brutality, the fights are so seductive and exciting that their consequences - the physical and mental toll exacted from the men and their families - sometimes fail to register. show more

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