Price of Glory
Price of Glory (2000)

Jimmy Smits returned to the big screen after a career-reviving stint on the TV series NYPD Blue with this emotional drama about the difficult relationship between a father and his sons. Smits plays Arturo Ortega, a man with lifelong dreams… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: November 21, 2000
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Weak script and predictable story undermines the intensity of the film.

Todd McCarthy

Price of Glory is an earnest but flatfooted saga.

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Steve Murray
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The movie clocks out with a cowardly sucker-punch.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

doesn't develop any of the characters

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

What's peculiar is that the film doesn't build toward anything because even as the boxing careers flourish, the character of Arturo drags everything down.

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Jay Carr
Boston Globe

Everything is spelled out with thudding obviousness until the film's one stab at originality - a Latino family at its center - is KO'd, too.

Michael Dequina

The road to glory is often paved with good intentions, but so is the path to mediocrity, which exactly where Carlos Avila's well-meaning drama heads in no time.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

Price of Glory wins a few rounds, but, unlike The Set Up, The Hurricane or Raging Bull, it loses the fight.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Dances a fine line between PG-13 and R.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...generally entertaining, in a movie-of-the-week sort of way.

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Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
Leo L
Fantastic movie!! This is an absolute favorite of mine. After the pivotal peak and rise of HBO's original 'Resurrection Blvd," here is a film… More