Monkey on My Back
Monkey on My Back (1957)

The painfully true story of welterweight boxing champion Barney Ross is detailed in Monkey on My Back. Cameron Mitchell stars as Ross, whose meteoric ring career is interrupted when he joins the Marines at the outset of WWII. A highly… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 29, 1957
DVD Release Date: February 8, 2005
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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.