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Diggstown (1992)

R
98 min | Drama, Sport

Gabriel Caine has just been released from prison when he sets up a bet with a business man. The business man owns most of a boxing-mad town called Diggstown. The bet is that Gabe can find a boxer that will knock out ten Diggstown men, in a...See moreGabriel Caine has just been released from prison when he sets up a bet with a business man. The business man owns most of a boxing-mad town called Diggstown. The bet is that Gabe can find a boxer that will knock out ten Diggstown men, in a boxing ring, within twenty-four hours. "Honey" Roy Palmer is that man, although at forty-eight, many say he is too old. A subplot was thrown in about Charles Macum Diggs, the heavyweight champion that gave the town its name, and who is now confined to a wheelchair. Written by Colin Tinto See less
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Writers
Leonard Wise (novel "The Diggstown Ringers") | Steven McKay (screenplay)
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Stephen Hendrickson (as Steve Hendrickson)
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Budget
$17,000,000
Opening weekend
$1,504,099
Gross (US & Canada)
$4,836,637
Gross (World)
$4,836,637
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Release date
Aug 14, 1992 (United States)

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43 cast members
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James Woods
Gabriel Caine Gabriel Caine   See fewer
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Louis Gossett Jr.
'Honey' Roy Palmer 'Honey' Roy Palmer   See fewer
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Bruce Dern
John Gillon John Gillon   See fewer
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Heather Graham
Emily Forrester Emily Forrester   See fewer
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Randall 'Tex' Cobb
Wolf Forrester Wolf Forrester   See fewer
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Thomas Wilson Brown
Robby Gillon Robby Gillon   See fewer
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Duane Davis
Hambone Busby Hambone Busby   See fewer
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Willie Green
Hammerhead Hagan Hammerhead Hagan   See fewer
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Orestes Matacena
Victor Corsini Victor Corsini   See fewer
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Kim Robillard
Sheriff Stennis Sheriff Stennis   See fewer
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John Short
Corny 'Buster' Robbins Corny 'Buster' Robbins   See fewer
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Michael McGrady
Frank Mangrum Frank Mangrum   See fewer
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Roger Hewlett
Sam Lester Sam Lester   See fewer
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Rocky Pepeli
Buck Holland Buck Holland   See fewer
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Jeff Benson
Tank Miller Tank Miller   See fewer
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Jim Caviezel
Billy Hargrove Billy Hargrove   See fewer
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Frank Collison
Prison Guard Prison Guard   See fewer
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Marshall Bell
Warden Bates Warden Bates   See fewer
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Raymond C. Turner
Slim Busby Slim Busby   See fewer
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Wilhelm von Homburg
Charles Macum Diggs Charles Macum Diggs   See fewer
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George Wallace
Bob Ferris Bob Ferris   See fewer
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John Walter Davis
Chet Willis Chet Willis   See fewer
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Alex Garcia
Minoso Torres Minoso Torres   See fewer
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Cyndi James Gossett
Mary Palmer Mary Palmer   See fewer
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Kenneth White
Ben Culver Ben Culver   See fewer
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Benny Urquidez
Referee Referee   See fewer
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Troy Smith
Betting Guard (as Troy A. Smith) Betting Guard (as Troy A. Smith)   See fewer
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Larry Ham
Betting Guard Betting Guard   See fewer
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Jose Alcala
Boxing Kid Boxing Kid   See fewer
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Nelly Bly
Emily's Friend Emily's Friend   See fewer
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Victor Koliacos
Boxing Kid Boxing Kid   See fewer
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Kevin LaRosa
Helicopter Pilot Helicopter Pilot   See fewer
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Rene Beard
Joe the Box Boy (uncredited) Joe the Box Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jorga Caye
Boxing Patron (uncredited) Boxing Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bryan Hanna
Victor Corsini's Bodyguard (uncredited) Victor Corsini's Bodyguard (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Glenn Harding
Fight Spectator (uncredited) Fight Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bruce Holman
Yelling Ringside Spectator (uncredited) Yelling Ringside Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 6,450 votes