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: March 31, 2000
DVD 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.

Steve Murray
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The movie clocks out with a cowardly sucker-punch.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Dances a fine line between PG-13 and R.

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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.

John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

doesn't develop any of the characters

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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.

Sean P. Means

[Smits and Seda] give the movie more heart than was probably on the page, and their powerful presence nearly ennobles the cornball material.

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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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