Monkey on My Back
Monkey on My Back (1957)

This drama chronicles the struggle of decorated WW II veteran Barney Ross to resume his career as a champion boxer. Unfortunately, along with his medals, Ross returns to the states with malaria and a morphine addiction that becomes so… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 8, 2005
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Dennis Schwartz
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A well-intentioned but nevertheless unimaginative and dreary biopic on welterweight boxing champion Barney Ross.

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Sarah Prisbylla
It was a pretty good movie for what it was. I thought it did a good job with showing the highs and lows.