• Gladiator (1992)


Release Date: 1992

DVD Release Date: September 26th, 2000

R |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

After whipping a rival in a brawl, Chicago teen Tommy Riley (James Marshall) is asked to box in the illegal fights organized by Jimmy Horn (Brian Dennehy). Tommy has bigger aspirations, but when Jimmy agrees to cover the betting debts his father (John Heard) incurred, Tommy agrees. He soon befriends Abraham Lincoln Haines (Cuba Gooding Jr.), a black boxer helping to support his family. When Jimmy realizes that the friends are his two top draws, he matches them in a bout neither wants.

Cast: Cuba Gooding Jr., James Marshall, Brian Dennehy, Robert Loggia, Ossie Davis, Cara Buono, John Heard, Jon Seda

Director: Rowdy Herrington

Genres: Action

Production Co: Price Entertainment, Columbia Pictures Corporation

Keywords: Police officer, Intense, Family, Father, School, 1990s, Friendship, Transformation, Quest, Sacrifice