Southpaw (2015)

From acclaimed director Antoine Fuqua (TRAINING DAY) and screenwriters Kurt Sutter ("Sons of Anarchy) and Richard Wenk (THE MECHANIC), SOUTHPAW tells the riveting story of Billy "The Great" Hope, reigning Junior Middleweight… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: July 24, 2015
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Alonso Duralde

If you come to terms with the fact that Southpaw doesn't bring any ideas to the canvas that are any newer than Wallace Beery, this is an energetic enough fight picture to capture the imagination.

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Laura Kern
Film Comment Magazine

Despite the occasional cliché (the too-perfect social worker, most glaringly), Southpaw is action-specialist Antoine Fuqua's most solid work since 2001's Training Day.

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Deborah Young
Hollywood Reporter

Southpaw sticks to tried-and-tested genre rules, yet an edgy cast - led by formidable leading man Jake Gyllenhaal - keeps the story in sharp focus.

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Tim Grierson
Screen International

Intermittently compelling but mostly perfunctory.

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Justin Chang

The undeniable intensity of Gyllenhaal's bulked-up, Method-mumbling performance may leave you feeling more pummeled than convinced in this heavy-handed tale of redemption ...

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