They're Just My Friends
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They're Just My Friends
A cruiserweight boxing champion in the process of training to become pro finds his interracial romance fanning the flames of hate and offering a newfound sense of clarity in a semi-autobiographical drama directed by Attika Torrence and starring real-life boxing sensation Punchin' Pat Nwamu. In the wake of his father's death, Pat begins to align himself with a local group of Italian-American gangsters while attempting to establish a concrete sense of community. Though Pat shows great promise in the boxing ring, his future career is suddenly thrown into question when he enters into an… More
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A film to stand alongside the best of Ed Wood."
‑ Stephen Whitty, Newark Star-Ledger
"This ludicrously overstuffed and overlong drama throws together bits and pieces from boxing pictures, biker flicks, mob thrillers and interracial romances, stitching them together, like Frankenstein's monster."
‑ Ken Fox, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"For such a poorly made autobiopic to earn a theatrical release, Nwamu must have some friends in high places."
‑ Matt Singer, Village Voice
"So incompetent it should be used by film schools as a manual on how not to make a movie."
‑ Nick Schager, Slant Magazine
"Directed by Attika J. Torrence with the finesse of a home movie, and seemingly lit by flashlight."
‑ Frank Lovece, Film Journal International
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