The Kid: Chamaco
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The Kid: Chamaco
Martin Sheen stars in this boxing drama about a doctor and his son, a former contender, who attempt to put aside their differences long enough to shape a scrappy Mexico City street fighter into a seasoned pugilist who will take the world of boxing by storm.

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Chamaco (The Kid) is a boxing drama with an unusually high ring IQ."
‑ Michael Ordoña, Los Angeles Times
"Chamaco has all the bumps and bruises of a boxing-themed film, but its story is also a tender one about a young man coming of age, and a father and son mending a frayed relationship."
‑ Alison Gang, San Diego Union-Tribune
"We're treated to subplots involving Abner's meth-addicted girlfriend and a romance between his prostitute sister and his trainer, which leads to a scene of such melodramatic absurdity that it negates any remaining shred of narrative credibility."
‑ Andrew Schenker, L.A. Weekly
"Despite a gratingly clichéd soundtrack and a violent climax that feels wholly unearned, "The Kid" has an awkward earnestness that's very endearing."
‑ Jeannette Catsoulis, New York Times
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