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Requiem for a Heavyweight

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Released 1962, 'Requiem for a Heavyweight' stars Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Mickey Rooney, Julie Harris The movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 27 min, and received a score of (out of 100) on Metacritic, which compiled reviews from top critics.

Want to know what the movie's about? Here's the plot: "Fictional aging heavyweight Louis "Mountain" Rivera (Anthony Quinn) is felled by young Cassius Clay, the future Muhammad Ali, and finds his professional career over. His manipulative manager (Jackie Gleason) owes money on bets placed against Rivera, and convinces him to become a wrestler. Humiliated by the notion, Rivera examines the few options available in the afterglow of a boxing career. Rivera is broken and battered, but he continues to have the support of his trainer (Mickey Rooney)."

'Requiem for a Heavyweight' is currently available to rent, purchase, or stream via subscription on Amazon.com, iTunes Store, VUDU, and YouTube .

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