• The Hammer (2008)

The Hammer

Release Date: March 21st, 2008

DVD Release Date: June 24th, 2008

R |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

On his 40th birthday, chronic underachiever Jerry Ferro (Adam Carolla) loses his carpentry job and his girlfriend. However, all is not lost; a famous boxing coach (Tom Quinn) spies him sparring at the local gym and offers him the chance to train for a spot on the U.S. Olympic boxing team.

Cast: Adam Carolla, Heather Juergensen, Oswaldo Castillo, Tom Quinn, Jonathan Hernandez, Harold House Moore, Jeff Lacy, Constance Zimmer

Director: Charles Herman-Wurmfeld

Genres: Comedy , Romantic comedy

Production Co: Eden Wurmfeld Films, Bentley Film Group

Keywords: Rise, Sacrifice, 2000s, Spirited, Underdog, Amusing, Los Angeles

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    New York Daily News

    The Hammer benefits from Carolla's low-energy, low-impact style. He doesn't so much deliver quips as let them dribble out the side of his mouth. show more

  • 60
    The Hollywood Reporter

    The film hardly could be credited with breaking any new ground, but it has a hangdog charm, much like its leading actor. show more

  • 75
    Walter AddiegoSan Francisco Chronicle

    Nothing groundbreaking, but there's an easy charm in the movie. show more

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